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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 Missouri Division of Tourism is partnering with the Missouri Press Foundation’s Newspapers in Education program for a special series entitled Missouri Road Trip 2015: Every Hero Has a Story. ...Read more
Do you long to get away from the crowds; the hustle of the city; jammed-packed hotels; fast-food restaurants; and Interstate highways teeming with road-hogging 18-wheelers? Want to rediscover your ...Read more
Great Family Vacations Start at Missouri State ParksJohnson’s Shut-Ins State Park covers more than 8,600 acres along the East Fork Black River. Carved into the rock by the flow of the Black River for ...Read more
Missouri boasts a very bright future – and a downright fascinating past. History comes alive at our state’s many museums. Learn more about the Show-Me State by visiting these fun and interesting ...Read more

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Rich Hill 
July 1-4, 2015
Rich Hill throws a our huge celebration centered around the 4th of July and Independence Day. This celebration boasts fun, family events and entertainment including, among many other activities: ...Read more
Celebrate America’s birthday with an explosion of fun and music. Free parking; free concerts by nationally-known musicians; entertaining side shows; free kids activities; carnival rides; ...Read more
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Lee's Summit 
July 4, 2015
Experience Independence Day in an antebellum Missouri village, much as its residents celebrated in the 1850s. A variety of family activities provide the perfect setting for a fun-filled day. Join the ...Read more
Celebrate the anniversary of American Independence. At Fort Osage, learn about life on the early 19th century frontier. Musket and cannon demonstrations and patriotic speeches make this a perfect ...Read more
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Osage Beach 
July 18, 2015
AquaPalooza is the largest family friendly boating event at the Lake of the Ozarks. All boaters are invited. Live music, prizes and activities to keep you and the family having fun all day. Join the ...Read more
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Aug. 13-23, 2015
Family fun is waiting at Missouri's largest agricultural showcase. The annual Missouri State Fair is steeped in tradition and heritage, dating from the first fair in 1901. The fairgrounds set the ...Read more