Best Things to Do in Missouri

By Vero

Essential Places

St. Louis

The Gateway Arch

A large city and major river port in Missouri on the Mississippi River.

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A popular tourist destination in the region, famous for its varied and lively entertainment offerings.

Kansas City

Known for jazz, barbecue, and fountains, Kansas City is one of the largest and liveliest cities in the Midwest.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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The Ozarks State Park

This park gives you easy access to both the lush Ozark Mountains and the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.


Emerged as the birthplace of Route 66 in the 1920s when the government decided to mandate the construction of this famous national highway.

Ha Ha Tonka State Park

It has more than 1,200 hectares of outdoor attractions. It’s a geological wonderland with sinkholes, caves, a huge natural bridge and sheer cliffs.

Elephant Rocks State Park

Huge elephant-shaped granite boulders are the star of the show at Elephant Rocks State Park in Belleview.

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield

The battlefield is the perfect stop for anyone who wants to learn more about Missouri’s role in the Civil War.

The 5-mile  self-guided tour

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Why is it Called “The Show me State”?

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