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Best of Show: A Secluded Resort on Table Rock Lake

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Missouri and its many attractions and destinations are often celebrated by publications across the nation. This month, our ‘Best of Show’ series features just a handful of these accolades from the past year. If you haven’t already, you’ll definitely want to add these destinations to your travel calendar in 2016. Missouri has plenty of lodging options, ranging from the rustic …

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Best of Show: Boonville

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Missouri and its many attractions and destinations are often celebrated by publications across the nation. This month, our ‘Best of Show’ series features just a handful of these accolades from the past year. If you haven’t already, you’ll definitely want to add these destinations to your travel calendar in 2016. You may be surprised, but never disappointed, by the many …

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6 Kansas City Holiday Districts

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Whether shopping, sightseeing or just celebrating, savor the season in these six entertainment hubs.  1. COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA SHOP • Some call it the Rodeo Drive of the Midwest, but this Spanish-inspired shopping district dotted with statues and artwork truly touts a flavor all its own. Seasoned shoppers at the Plaza will find high-end labels like Michael Kors, Kate Spade …

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An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Cape Girardeau

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Over the river and through the woods… Cape Girardeau is the perfect spot to celebrate the Christmas season with these holiday events that hearken back to festivities of yesteryear! Christmas at the Glenn House showcases this grand Victorian lady dressed up for the season. Christmas trees fill every room of this restored Victorian home, and the decorations are brand new each …

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Holiday Cheer in Missouri: Things to do in the Northeast Region

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The holidays are coming. And so is the family. What are you going to do? Show your Missouri spirit, of course, by taking them to some of the coolest, holiday-iest places in your neck of the woods! Across Missouri you find an abundance of places bursting with holiday spirit. And here’s the proof. Check out these five awesome sights to …

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4 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Branson

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Holiday cheer and new traditions await you in Branson this holiday season. Branson’s Most Wonderful Time of Year Parade, the first Christmas parade of the season, happens along the Branson Landing Promenade on November 14 to honor Mr. Christmas himself, the late Andy Williams. Formerly known as the Parade of Stars, the Most Wonderful Time of Year Parade features several …

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Explore Sea and Space in Bonne Terre

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Bonne Terre, an hour south of St. Louis, is the perfect town to curb your curiosity for sea and space. I know you’re probably thinking what I was thinking, “How can this tiny Missouri town provide any insight on sea OR space?” You would be pleasantly surprised, just as I was. Are you an experienced diver? Maybe you’re looking to …

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Fall Escapes: Cape Girardeau and Sikeston

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It’s fall – that means it’s roadtrip time! Cape Girardeau and Sikeston are the perfect fall escapes. About a two hour drive from St. Louis and two and a half  hours from Memphis, Cape and Sikeston are just thirty minutes from each other and have big fun without the big crowds. Movie buffs will love Cape Girardeau for the Gone Girl driving …

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Overlook Farm: A Mississippi River Retreat

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Located in Clarksville, Overlook Farm is the ideal elegant escape. Sitauted on 327 acres, Overlook Farm has four exquisite inns to rent; 26 hoop houses along with five greenhouses that provide luscious produce for Overlook’s outdoor Courtyard Restaurant; and a farm that specializes in pasture-raised and grass-fed animals. The beautiful Courtyard Restaurant sports several pergolas draped in wisteria, adding to …

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14 Reasons You Don’t Need to Be at Work Today

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It’s taunting you. The unused vacation days counter on your timesheet is growing right before your eyes. But there’s too much work to do. You can’t afford a day off, right? Wrong. Unless you’re a brain surgeon and lives are on the line, it’s not going to hurt you to miss a day of work (sorry, Doc, you better punch …

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