Throughout the state of Missouri you will be impressed with the variety of opportunities to see and experience different types of attractions. The Missouri attractions you seek are just a click away to find and then, get on the road and go enjoy them.
If you are beginning your travels in the Northwest you may be interested in the warmth of the Missouri attractions offered in Jamesport. This small community is enveloped with Amish culture and history. Here you will be able to enjoy some of the simple things in life that you may have thought were no longer available. The community pulls together to present some of the most enjoyable festivities such as the Step Back in Time Winter Festival in February, The May Days Festival in May, The July Summer Festival in July and the Heritage Day Festival in September. What a delightful way to spend a day or two!
Blue Springs will offer you the opportunity to do a number of different things even boating on Blue Springs Lake where there are no restrictions on motor boats. Maybe you will want to see Fleming Park and enjoy the wide array of recreational activities available there.
One of the largest Missouri attractions is a trip to Independence where you will be able to see a number of historic homes, the National Frontier Trails Museum, the fascinating Leila’s Hair Museum, and the Truman Presidential Museum and Library. These Missouri attractions are just part of the wonderful things to see and do in Northwest Missouri.
Hang on to your hat! Head for Six Flags Amusement Park in Eureka when you are touring the Northeast sections of Missouri attractions. Here you will be able to take the family and experience the fund and entertainment of a quality amusement park adventure.
Delve into the underground with a trip through one of the caves in the Hannibal area. See where Mark Twain had his adventures or visit the newest cave in Missouri, Cameron Cave. The beauty and stories will have you wanting to return time and again to see the wonders of nature at work in the underground world of caves.
You could spend your whole vacation exploring the many Missouri attractions in St. Louis from the Science Center to the Anheuser Busch Brewery on one of their tours. Maybe you want to take the children to the St. Louis Children’s Aquarium where there are more than 10,000 animals all in a 100% child friendly museum.
The Central Missouri attractions include such places as the University at Columbia, the Equestrian Complex at William Wood University in Fulton, the Auto World Museum and the Missouri School for the Deaf also in Fulton. That’s just the beginning of what is available for your trip in this area.
Now travel on to Southeast Missouri attractions and taste the wines made at the Meramec Vineyards in St. James which is situated in the Ozark Highlands area. St. James also has Boys and Girls Town which offers a safe haven environment for kids that are in need of some structure and help. Of course you may want to visit the Village that Was which was a settlement that was primarily Italian growing grapes for Concord Juice. Although the community that was is no longer there the area is still a grape producing area with great wines to try. Many of you probably know about Ft Leonardwood where you can take a tour of the base. Great hiking is also available in this region of the state in parks such as Johnson’s Shut-ins State Park at Lesterville. Get out and enjoy nature!
When you visit the Branson area you may enjoy a visit to the Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum. Here you will be entertained with the wide array of things that people have done to claim a spot in the museum’s displays. Another of the spots that is fun to visit in Branson is Silver Dollar City. Going to this area around Thanksgiving is a great time to see the park come alive with the Christmas lights as well as visiting any time of year to see this unique area of the state. Springfield has a lot to offer too including teh Assemblies of God National Headquarters, and Crystal Cave and the Dickerson Park Zoo.
This is just a hint of the things that are available for Missouri attractions to help you plan your Missouri vacation. With Missouri being a great supporter of Missouri tourism you will feel like you are the most special person to have ever entered the state to look it over. Enjoy your trip!