Missouri Tourism - Attractions, Cities and Destinations

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This Missouri hotels and vacation guide has information on MO lodging, parks, timeshares, biking, hiking trails, horseback riding trails, fishing spots, camping, golf courses, real estate, weather, wineries, historic sites and other tourist attractions. Information has been carefully researched from travel pamphlets gathered from personal travels.

People travel to Missouri around the holidays, summertime and all year for family vacations, business trips, spring break, romantic weekend getaways, extended stays and more.

Missouri offers a huge spectrum of interesting things to see and do from cityshopping to the great outdoors. The scenery is breathtaking all over the state.


In Missouri, canoe down a river or hike nature trails. Water ski at one of the many lakes. Sit by a lake and fish all day or just enjoy the beauty of nature. Explore caverns. Fish for bass, trout and catfish. Take a riverboat cruise. Hike. Bike. Canoe ...

In St. Louis, ride a roller coaster at Six Flags Theme park or ride the waves at Hurricane Harbor Waterpark. At the riverfront, you can take sightseeing and dinner cruises aboard a riverboat. Visit historic sites and museums. tour the Old Courthouse, built between 1839 and 1862 where the Dred Scott case was tried. See the first American fort west of the Mississippi at Fort Belle Fontaine Historic site. Explore art at the museums and galleries. Attend a play, Broadway show, concert, dance or other performing arts production in the Grand Center Creative and Cultural District or other theatre in the city.


No trip to Missouri would be complete without heading down to Branson, the entertainment capital of the State. Take highway 65 south from Springfield and Branson lies along the shores of Table Rock and Taneycomo lakes, where there are an abundant amount of water sports in which to take part, such as waterskiing, wake-boarding, boat tours, lake side camping and fishing.

Branson offers shopping, miniature golf and a remarkable array of theatres and museums which include Ripley`s Believe it or Not, the Stone Hill Winery and the Branson Zoo and Aquarium. Each of these attractions are situated along highway 76 which runs through downtown Branson to the east and then towards White Water Branson a water park complete with a wave pool, lazy river and the breath-taking Kalani Towers where you can free fall for 75 feet before landing in the water below.

Missouri is rich in history and there are plenty of historic landmarks throughout the state to visit. Missouri was hit hard during the Civil War. The effects of the war was devastating here. Tour civil war battlefields and museums or visit a plantation home. Discover frontier towns and exhibits on how the Native American Indians lived over a 100 years ago. Listen to pioneer stories of their westward venture and struggles.


Use our MO hotel list -with close to 125 cities with about 574 to find discount hotels/motels, lodges,  bed and breakfast inns, luxury resorts, suites, or budget accommodations throughout the state. Even with today's economy, many hotels/motels are still under $100.

Missouri has lots of things to see and do. Visit historic sites, museums and art galleries.  You can also go fishing, canoeing, kayaking, boating, hunting, tubing, parasailing .... Ride a roller coaster at an amusement park. Shop for antiques or shop for designer clothing at factory outlet stores. See country music stars perform in Branson. Watch a Broadway musical. Bird watch. View wildlife. Hike. Bike. Walk through gardens. Eat at a fine restaurant. Ride ATVs. Go horseback riding. Gamble at a casino. Tour a brewery. Relax at a spa. Take a dinner cruise on a lake ...

 A vacation in Missouri has lots of possibilities.