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The Great Outdoors

State Parks, scenic riverways, trails and more fishing spots than you can shake a cane pole at. Missouri has it all.

Play Ball

From baseball to boating, Missouri has great options for sports fans of all ages and interests.

Kid Friendly Vacations

Is it a state or a giant playground? Treat your kids to a Missouri vacation they’ll never forget.

Art in Missouri

Get your dose of art, history, culture and fun at Missouri’s unique collection of museums, theaters and historic sites.

Romantic Getaways

With over 120 wineries across the state, Missouri is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway.

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The American Civil War looms large in America’s psyche: pitting brother against brother; ending slavery; bringing to an end the world of the well-to-do Southern gentry. It is the bloodiest chapter in ...Read more
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Arcadia Valley – The Perfect Camping DestinationThe area known as the Arcadia Valley, 80 miles south of St. Louis, offers travelers some of the most scenic and diverse landscape in Missouri for a ...Read more

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Oct. 2-Nov.1, 2014
Pick your own pumpkins. Activities include, among many other attractions: a corn maze; pig races; farm animals; gemstone mining; a rope maze; wagon rides; camp fires. Gourds and other holiday ...Read more
This is the 18th year for this event. Visit with people who have knowledge of the old skills. Activities include, among other attractions: Animal-powered corn grinding, sorghum pressing, field work ...Read more
Get lost in a seven-acre corn maze; pick a pumpkin out of the patch; sit around the campfire; play in the kiddie playground; take a ride on the hay wagon. Flashlight maze, Oct. 10 & 11, 7 p.m.-10 ...Read more
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Oct. 4, 2014
Join us downtown when we close the streets for the annual Fork & Cork Festival. There is a run/walk at 8 a.m. The arts, crafts and antique vendors open at 10 a.m. At 11 a.m., the live ...Read more
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Oct. 9-31, 2014
Dickerson Park Zoo has a special "treat" for the family. Spooktacular is a frightfully fun event, open every evening, rain or shine. Spooktacular includes, among many other “spooky” ...Read more
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Oct. 10-12, 2014
PumpkinFest is a family arts festival held on the grounds of the Pony Express Museum. Celebrate with live entertainment, a children's costume parade, festival rides, games, crafts and food. Opening ...Read more