Tag Archives: vacation

Fall Family Road Trip Through the Show-Me State

Road tripping with your family, especially the kiddos, may sound like the last thing you want to do for a vacation. This Missouri road trip will change your mind, as it’s designed to take you into the great outdoors and back in time. As you travel across the northern part of the state, you experience Missouri in all of its …

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Kansas City Offers a Little Bit of Everything

Jazz, Barbecue, Fountains…we call them “The Big Three” of KC, but this Missouri city is getting on the map for much more these days. Carolyn Anderson with Visit KC shares a few ways to enjoy the Kansas City Experience. Taste a bit of Kansas City History If cheers and spirits are your thing, find out why KC is called “The …

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Best of Show: Locally Owned Restaurants in Columbia

The restaurant scene in Columbia is as big and bold as the flavors of the local cuisine. With many locally owned restaurants, Columbia residents have plenty of options to choose from to satisfy their eager taste buds. In this post, I’ll be awarding my “best of the best,” chosen from among several popular restaurants in Columbia and telling you what …

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Get in on the Action this Summer in Columbia

When you think summer fun, think of making your next trip to Columbia! With an array of fun activities for any outdoor lover, a summer getaway in CoMO will heat up your summer in the very best way. Hit the Trails (find some wine!) Columbia is home to over 50 miles of trails that wind through the city’s neighborhoods, open …

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“One-Tank” Missouri Wine Road Trips

Missouri’s diverse wine country is overflowing with excitement this summer. Every region of our state offers an enjoyable experience with Missouri’s award-winning wines and one-of-a-kind wineries. Ready for an adventure? Hit the road with these regional “one-tank” trip ideas: Central Missouri: Are you a fan of the Lake of the Ozarks? There are five wineries located in the lively communities …

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Sedalia has a Fair Share of Fun Year-Round

Sedalia has been home to the Missouri State Fair since 1901, holding true to the state’s vast history and tradition. If you’ve visited Sedalia during the fair, but never explored the city, you’re missing a great opportunity. This year, plan to come a day early or stay late to experience all of the other fun things to do, whether it’s …

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Historic Clinton is Full of Small Town Charm

Nestled in the heart of Henry County, Clinton’s small-town charm gives way to big history. Clinton’s historic downtown takes the shape of a large town square, centered around the Henry County Courthouse. Antique shops, restaurants and historic buildings line the streets with inviting vintage flare. Since 1836, Clinton has been preserving a little piece of history in its Victorian-inspired architecture. …

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Fun is Heating Up This Summer in Sikeston

Looking for something unique and different? Explore the Sikeston area. It offers a convenient location, just 2 hours south of St. Louis on I-55, providing fun-filled activities throughout the year. The largest event of the season, the Sikeston JC Bootheel Rodeo, is being held August 6-9. One of Missouri’s leading rodeos, its events include bull riding, bareback riding, saddle bronco …

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Fun For All Ages at Missouri State Parks

When days get longer and the temperature rises, don’t stay inside, enjoy the great outdoors at one of Missouri’s State Parks. Missouri State Parks are the perfect setting for a family vacation; there are plenty of fun activities for every age group. Bennett Spring State Park in Lebanon is just one of 52 state parks found across Missouri. This beautiful …

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Tips to Extend your Missouri Getaway

When it comes to a Missouri vacation, drivers have different needs. Some need to experience rolling hills and blacktops, while others prefer the convenience and accessibility of interstate highways. Despite those differences, there’s one thing all drivers agree on: Saving money at the pump is awesome!  So, our friends at the Missouri Division of Energy crafted a quick list of …

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