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Antiquing in Missouri: Ozark

Just south of Missouri’s third-largest city, folks in Ozark welcome visitors from all over the country who stop to see the sights and to enjoy a big meal at Lambert’s Café II. Known for its comfort food and flying rolls, rare is the occasion when Lambert’s isn’t full of hungry travelers ready for a healthy dose of comfort food. Those …

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Antiquing in Missouri: Warrensburg

About halfway between Sedalia and Lee’s Summit, the city of Warrensburg is probably best known as the home to the University of Central Missouri. For people who consider themselves Missouri history buffs, it’s also the home of Old Drum. The university’s connection to the city needs no explanation, but perhaps Old Drum does. More on that later. Along with the …

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Light Shows, Shopping and More: Holidays in Kansas City

In between dashing through the snow and roasting chestnuts on an open fire, make your way out to Kansas City, where the holidays are full of family-friendly events, light shows, and some of the region’s best shopping. Here are some of the best ways to celebrate the season in KC: Luminous Light Shows and Decorative Displays The holiday season kicked …

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Historic Saint Charles: Magical Christmas Traditions

When the air turns crisp and the leaves start to turn, Main Street Saint Charles transforms from a bustling shopping district to a holiday wonderland. From the twinkling lights to the fresh pine roping and wreaths to the thousands of handmade red bows, the stage is set for one of the most engaging holiday traditions in the mid-west. The stage …

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Antiquing in Missouri: Weston

The beautiful views of the Missouri River afforded by a visit to Weston Bend State Park are reason enough to visit the area. If you happen to be someone who enjoys antique shopping, you’ll also appreciate the myriad chances to search for something old that’s new to you in Weston. A 40-minute drive north of Kansas City leads to Weston, …

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Missouri Fall Festivals 2016

Fall is a season of celebration in Missouri, where opportunities to enjoy live music, parades, shopping, food and activities for all ages are abundant. The lineup of fall fairs and festivals in Missouri is incredible, with enough to keep you busy from the start of school through Oktoberfest. Missouri’s fairs and festivals come in all sizes, from events focusing on …

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A Weekend Getaway in Kansas City

If you find yourself looking for a fun getaway this summer, consider spending a weekend in Kansas City. Friday Evening:  After you’ve settled into your hotel, head out to Kauffman Stadium to catch a Kansas City Royals game. The best thing about Friday games in the summer? Fireworks! Watch fireworks light up the sky from your seat at The K …

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Cooler Weather has come to the Lake of the Ozarks

Well it’s happened. Here at Lake of the Ozarks, people both dread and welcome this time of year.  The boating and summer season has come to a close, yet the change brings a whole new magic to the lake area. The fall and holiday seasons are great times of the year to be at Lake of the Ozarks. With 11 …

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Shop Simple, Shop Small

Sometimes this season’s cool gifts are like ghosts of Christmas past. They are rarely seen, and yet they linger: a faux fur hat, orange size-12 knitted booties, a portable DVD player, and many other items cluttering the back of the hall closet. Giving great gifts means going beyond just what is “hot” this holiday season, which is both tricky and …

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Shop Around Springfield

Holiday lights are twinkling in Missouri and people are searching for perfect gifts for their loved ones. Whether they begin their quest at Battlefield Mall or the mom-and-pop shops throughout the city, shoppers will find what they want in Springfield. Battlefield Mall features more than 150 retail shops filled with the latest fashions, home décor, gifts and more; wonderful restaurants; …

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