Missouri Travel Guide

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Missouri Highlights

  • Pro
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     Diverse, beautiful, historic, and independent 

  • Con
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     The weather - summer or winter, it'll drive you nuts. 

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     1810 101909 

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Saint Louis

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1123,1960,110

Kansas City

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706,1612,99

Branson

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148,331,161

Springfield

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146,158,59

Lake Ozark

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47,123,21

Osage Beach

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33,38,17

Hannibal

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41,92,16

Farmington

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24,98,6

Saint Joseph

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85,123,12

Harrisonville

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16,69,6

Columbia

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22,41,35

Kirksville

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17,6,7

Saint Charles

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45,86,21

Weston

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31,84,4

Independence

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51,127,18

Ridgedale

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1,2,5

Belton

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0,0,4

Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

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23,62,0

Fulton

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11,24,4

George Washington Carver National Monument

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20,40,0

Nevada

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13,19,6

Sedalia

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15,30,9

Kearney

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13,29,4

Parkville

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15,33,1

Carthage

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20,32,8

Cuba

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6,11,4

Hooker

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1,1,0

Kimmswick

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15,18,0

Kimberling City

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3,11,4

Lake of the Ozarks State Park

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1,3,0

Sainte Genevieve

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21,70,10

Bethel

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13,14,0

Ha Ha Tonka State Park

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0,2,0

Arrow Rock

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15,21,0

Branson West

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4,6,8

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial National Historic Site

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3,14,0

Bolivar

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15,34,2

Kerrville

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0,0,6

Kingsville

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11,45,0

Roaring River State Park

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9,13,0

Watkins Mill State Park

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7,20,0

Wentzville

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4,13,7

El Dorado Springs

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8,11,1

Hermann

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6,6,18

Jefferson City

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5,10,18

Bennett Springs

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0,6,0

Bethany

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0,3,2

Bonne Terre

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4,11,3

Bradleyville

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1,5,0

Bridgeton

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1,0,13

Camdenton

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2,5,2

Excelsior Springs

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5,27,2

Grandview

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4,4,2

Hawn State Park

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2,2,0

Innsbrook

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0,1,0

Mansfield

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10,20,0

Marceline

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1,8,0

Rolla

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3,7,15

Unionville

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10,7,0

Warrensburg

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3,15,8

Weston Bend State Park

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0,3,0

Saint Louis

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  • Gateway Arch

    Saint Louis Things to Do

    This is probably the most famous landmark in St. Louis and it does dominate the skyline. It is set in the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial right along the Mississippi riverfront on the edge of downtown. It is thus part of a larger park and museum. Aside from simply seeing the structure itself, one can go inside it and take an unusual elevator...

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  • Westin St. Louis

    Saint Louis Hotels

    If you’re looking for a quiet room – you might want to look elsewhere. I had an awful experience...

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  • Blueberry Hill

    Saint Louis Restaurants

    Once a month Chuck Berry, the guitar legend himself, performs at this small, but welcoming bar. Chuck owns the place and plays with his son (guitar) and daughter (harmonica/vocals). I caught his act in March of 2006 and was amazed how well this 80 y/o man can still play. There isn't a bad seat in the house as you are never more than 20 feet from...

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Kansas City

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  • Liberty Memorial

    Kansas City Things to Do

    We had allowed perhaps as much as two hours for this stop; 5 1/2 hours later we tore ourselves away with reluctance. It has been noted that this is a Smithsonian-quality museum. I would add that it has many interactive features, such as light tables where you can create a WWI poster and email it to yourself or others. On the practical side, it has...

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  • The Westin Crown Center

    Kansas City Hotels

    It has always been pleasant when staying here-even though that was years ago for me. I have received...

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  • Pizza Joints

    Kansas City Restaurants

    Spin is a great place to sit with friends and have a pizza that is above average. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual but still nice. There is seating out side great for nice evenings. They offer a good range of pizza, salads and sandwiches. There is wine and beer available also. The quality of the ingredients is high and the service is friendly...

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Branson

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  • Fried Green Tomatoes

    Branson Restaurants

    We ate a very early dinner at McFarlains, which was supposed to be a family restaurant with local recipes. It was in the IMAX mall. I didn't think the food was very good. McFarlain's offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. In the mornings there is a large breakfast buffet. There is also a little store associated with it where you can purchase a...

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  • Horizons By Marriott Vacation Club At...

    Branson Hotels

    We were looking or something with more than one room since we had 3 adults and one infant and this...

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  • IMAX mall

    Branson Restaurants

    In addition to several theatres, a lot of stores, and a 'real' restaurant, there was a food court where you could get pizza, subs, ice cream and desserts. Although some of the places weren't even open in the winter when we were there. We didn't actually eat anything at the food court. We ate at McFarlain's, (see photos 4 for McFarlain's desserts)....

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Springfield

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Lake Ozark

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Osage Beach

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  • Excellent Food and Service!

    Osage Beach Restaurants

    We had heard there was a new restaurant near the outlet malls so we decided to try it. We are so glad we did! The food and the service was excellent. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. We had our kids with us and it wasn't a problem at all, in fact they ended up getting play mustaches and having a great time putting them on and being goofy. The...

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  • Dogwood Hills Resort Inn Osage Beach

    Osage Beach Hotels

    1252 State Highway KK, (formerly Best Western), Osage Beach, Missouri, 65065, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Great Seafood Nachos

    Osage Beach Restaurants

    Three levels of the restaurant, one indoor area where bands play, one open air lower deck and one upper level covered but a hut and has a bar, all overlooking the lake. also has a boat dock where you can park your boat right at the restaurantvery casual, during the summer all you need is a swimsuit. lots of eye candy to look at. My favorite dish...

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Hannibal

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Farmington

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  • Dr. F. R. Crouch Nature Sanctuary

    Farmington Things to Do

    Right next to Engler City Park we noticed a sign for Dr. F. R. Crouch Nature Sanctuary. In fact, we parked it the Sanctuary parking lot!On the west side of Engler Park, it is quite WOODED. It contains a 35-acre Dr. F. R. Crouch Nature Sanctuary, and even though the land belongs to the City of Farmington, it is maintained by East Ozarks Audubon...

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  • Hampton Inn Farmington

    Farmington Hotels

    850 Valley Creek Drive, Farmington, Missouri, 63640, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Engler Park

    Farmington Things to Do

    While in search of a Wine Tasting spot, we accidentally discovered a perfect park in Farmington, Missouri. It is located in the Industrial Park and is connected to a Nature Observatory.This park is called Engler and is quite impressive with its angler's lakes [two lakes open for fishing], two outstanding playground areas, picnic shelters, a 3-mile...

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Saint Joseph

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Harrisonville

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  • An Important Mansion

    Harrisonville Things to Do

    Unfortunately, I lost the pedigree information on this restored gem that's just outside the main square of Harrisonville. I do recall the house having plates with original ownership names, but the home is still a residence and I couldn't get closer than this photograph. Any additional information on this home would be quickly added here...

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  • Comfort Inn & Suites Harrisonville

    Harrisonville Hotels

    2304 S. Commercial Street, Harrisonville, Missouri, 64701, United States

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • History of Cass County Plaque

    Harrisonville Things to Do

    On the backside of the courthouse building, there is a substantial tribute to the history of Cass County that is worth finding and reading. Included in this history was a bond swindle of the town that nearly forced it into bankruptcy. The plaque itself has some history to it, as it is quite old. On the front of the courthouse is a memorial to those...

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Columbia

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Kirksville

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Saint Charles

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Weston

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  • Weston Irish Festival

    Weston Restaurants

    The 12th annual event on October 14, 15 & 16, 2011 features fifteen acts on four stages, including the premiere acts in Irish music. Headlining this year's festival are: Screaming Orphans and The Mickey Finns. Also appearing are Reverse Cowboy, Flannigan's Right Hook, Three Dollar Band, Connacht Town, Tullamore, Eddie Delahunt, and Bob Reeder.

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  • The Saint George

    Weston Hotels

    500 Main St, Weston, Missouri, 64098, United States

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • Rich Irish Cuisine

    Weston Restaurants

    The restaurant has apparently been around for a very long time. It's in an old building, but don't let that stop you! The ambience is very authentic Irish. There is Irish decor everywhere. The staff is extremely polite and outgoing. They have great beer and food. The prices are reasonable, and the portions are generous. They also have an old pub...

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Independence

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  • Chicago and Alton Railway Depot

    Independence Off The Beaten Path

    Train enthusiasts take note! This little depot isn't on many lists of Independence attractions, but it is a neat find. When moved from its original location to this spot, it was in deplorable condition. It is now a testimony to the hard work and determination of a number of dedicated volunteers and fund-raisers. Nancy and I thoroughly enjoyed...

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  • Holiday Inn Express Suites Independence...

    Independence Hotels

    19901 E Valley View PKWY, Independence, Missouri, 64057-1597, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • AUDITORIUM ORGAN RECITALS

    Independence Local Customs

    There seems to be something about Mormons and organs. The LDS maintain two huge organs in Salt Lake City - one and the tabernacle and another at the General Conference Center. The little brother RLDS/Community of Christ has two large organs as well, one in the Auditorium and the other in the Temple. Both organs are different - Aeolian-Skinner of...

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If you want to vacation in the Midwestern United States where the mild seasons change, the friendly people stay the same, and where you can find cozy, welcoming hotels Missouri is the place to be....