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The entire village of Arrow Rock is listed on the National Register of Historic places.
Take a one-and-a-half hour tour of this 1800s village in a seven-passenger tram. Stops include the restored 1837 home of artist George Caleb Bingham, the Victorian home and gun shop of J.P. Sites, and other hostoric sites.
Sign up for the tram tour at the Friends of Arrow Rock office, on the boardwalk in Arrow Rock; or schedule in advance by phone.
June-Aug., tours operate daily.
April-May and Sep.-Oct., tours are on Sat.-Sun. only.
Price: $5; younger than 12, $2.50.
This 3-1/2 hour tour includes transportation to and from up to four Branson wineries or wine markets and Bransons own one of a kind distillery (moonshine). Ride in a luxurious, eight-passenger super-stretch limousine, with leather interior, a mini-bar, fiberoptic lighting, starlit ceiling, CD, DVD with flat-panel screen monitor, and a tuxedoed chauffeur. Pick-up is at a single location, with that being the final drop-off location.
Our limousine accommodates eight adults comfortably; also avaliable, we have a four-passenger sedan, and a five-passenger SUV. Call or visit website for details.
The wine tour price includes wine tasting at all four locations. In the limousine between locations, enjoy sparkling cider, fruit, mixed nuts, and cheese.
Cost: $295 for eight-passenger limousines.
Make this season a memorable one for you, your family, friends, or a company Christmas party. Celebrate with a Christmas light tour of beautiful Branson. Sit back and enjoy some sparkling cider while listening to your favorite Christmas music, recorded by some of Branson’s own local entertainers, in one of our warm and luxurious 10- and 14-passenger limousines, sedans or SUVs.
Tour includes a tuxedoed chauffeur, refreshments: non-alcoholic champagne or bottled water and candy canes. Customers can bring alcohol if everyone is 21 or older. A parent must accompany children. We cannot supply alcohol and our chauffeurs cannot purchase alcohol for the customer.
The Basic Tour includes: “The Strip" (76 Country Blvd.), Historic Downtown Branson, Branson Landing Boulevard, Big Cedar Lodge, Past Shepherd of the Hills and Inspiration Tower, various Branson neighborhoods, and Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce “Festival of Lights” display.
This castle was modeled after a 14th century French chateau; it was built almost entirely by three people. Chateau Charmant is French for Charming Castle. Each room is painted to reflect a different castle from Europe. The castle has six main rooms, with two bedroom suites for overnight guests.
The beams in the great hall are 42 feet high and all hand made by Amish craftsmen. There are clouds painted on the ceilings. The tour of the castle lasts about one hour; admission is $7.50 for adults; $5 for students; and $3.50 for toddlers. You must call in advance to arrange a tour. Be sure to ask about the Kindall Grocery Store, which is about one mile away.
Chateau Charmant is available for private parties and weddings; the castle sits on a 149-acre property in the Ozark Hills. Please call for more information.
Self-guided driving tour of Fort Leonard Wood. See historic buildings and sites. Stop at the Pulaski County Visitors Center, I-44, Exit 161, for a free brochure. Must have driver's license, registration and proof of insurance.
Choose from two walking and two driving, self-guided tours of Fulton. Free maps are available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Chamber of Commerce, 409 Court St.
Take a ride on the Mississippi River aboard a replica 19th century paddle-wheeler.
The Tom Sawyer and the Becky Thatcher combine the charm of the 1800s with modern conveniences. Choose from a variety of cruises, including daily sightseeing cruises (March-November); dinner cruises; music cruises; cruises to Kimmswick; lock-and-dam cruises; and private charters.
Part of the Gateway Arch Experience.
Established in 1827, Independence is known for its most famous son, President Harry S. Truman; and for being the hub of the pioneer westward trails.
Independence has a mysterious side; that of the paranormal. We feature stories from the courthouse, town square, jail and cemeteries. Learn about the haunted doll, a ghostly mail clerk, and the haunted inn.
Must be older than age 12. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
Tours depart from the Courthouse Exchange.
Reservations are required.
The ghosts of Liberty tell stories of battle and of nature. Learn about the ghostly construction worker; the haunted courthouse; and the doctor who tossed body parts out of the window after surgery. This tour features the business district, college and cemetery.
Tours depart from Belvoir Winery. Because of the nature of the tour, only those ages 12 and older may participate.
Known as the City of Health for the rejuvenating spring waters, the dead walked among the living as people without hope flocked to Excelsior Springs looking for a cure.
The tour features The Elms, one of the top five most haunted locations in Missouri; also, a school, the downtown business district and other locations.
Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Because of the sensitive nature of the tour, only those ages 12 and older may participate.
Tour departs at 8 p.m. from the Atlas Saloon, downtown.
Enjoy an exciting and unique guided tour of downtown St. Louis, Forest Park or the Soulard/Lafayette Square Neighborhoods riding a Segway personal transporter. Tours last approximately three hours. Tours for up to eight people; minimum age 16; weight 100-270 pounds. Dress for outdoors and wear sensible shoes (no flip-flops).Your starting location and other details are provided upon booking. See our website for details and schedules. April through October.
Training on a Segway is provided. Personal charter tour or event is available.
The 358,000-square-foot Harley-Davidson Vehicle and Powertrain Operations in Kansas City, Mo. was built in 1998. Kansas City employees produce the Sportster®, Dyna® and V-Rod® families of motorcycles from fabrication and finishing through final assembly.
The tour center features a series of displays that guide you through the various manufacturing and assembly processes. You'll also have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop, which features tour-related souvenirs.
Your tour experience begins with an introductory video. Then it's on to the factory floor where you'll witness a wide range of operations from welding, laser-cutting and frame-bending, to polishing and assembly. You'll see fenders and fuel tanks being formed, newly painted frames hanging on the line, and sophisticated robotic welding technology. You'll also see the liquid-cooled Revolution® powertrain assembled from crankcase to cylinder heads.
Free Tours begin at regular intervals between the hours of 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Mon.–Fri. Tickets are distributed on a first- come, first-served basis for each day’s available tours. It is recommended that you arrive early in the day.
The Steel Toe Tour goes behind-the-scenes through areas previously unseen by the public and is the only factory tour where you will see a Harley-Davidson powertrain and vehicle assembled and brought to life. The Steel Toe Tour takes you through the manufacturing of fuel tanks, frames, and fenders, as well as many ‘employee only’ areas in paint and polish.
You will be required to wear a safety vest, safety glasses, and steel toe protection, all of which are provided.
Steel Toe Tour Admission Includes:
Two sessions are offered daily Mon.-Thu. at 9:15 am and noon. Other sessions are added to accommodate peak times. Duration for each tour is approximately two hours. Tour schedule and route are subject to change.
A spine-tingling, guided driving tour around one of the most haunted towns in America. Come aboard our shuttle to learn the secrets of many of Hannibal’s most notoriously haunted sites.
Hear stories of murder and mischief that took place during Mark Twain’s boyhood days in Hannibal; meet the present-day ghosts of the mansions on Millionaire’s Row; and visit other ghostly sites.
The tour includes investigating the Old Baptist Cemetery, where you search for signs of paranormal activity among the graves of slaves and Civil War soldiers. (We can modify the stories to accommodate ounger guests.)
Also, available by reservation: private, group tours; dinner and tour packages; and late night guided cemetery walks.
Enjoy Hannibal on a specialized group tour offered by Historic Hannibal Tours. Options for groups include historic tours as well as haunted tours.
Walk the streets that young Samuel Clemens roamed; hear stories from Hannibal's frontier days to its amazing growth as a center of commerce. Lumber, railroads, pork packing, mining, and the wealth of the Gilded Age are all just portions of Hannibal's fascinating past.
Step-on tours for groups are available.
Explore our self-guided, scenic driving tour of old Route 66, between Exit 145 and Exit 169 of I-44. A brochure is available at the Pulaski County Tourism Bureau, and you can download it from the website.
An Audio Tour is available for download to your smart phone, or burn to a CD. Great for motorcyclists! Download the audio tour here.
For Motor coach groups, a step-on tour guide program is available. Call for details!
Explore Ozark history on a guided homestead tour. Tours last approximately one hour and our guests ride in trams to and from locations on the tour. You will see the original home of the main character in the Shepherd of the Hills book, and get to tour the set of the show for a backstage peek at the production. See our website or call or further information or to make reservation. www.TheShepherdOfTheHills.com
Sitting atop Inspiration Point, the highest point in Southwest Missouri, is Inspiration Tower. Visitors can travel 230-feet by glass elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the Ozarks from the observation deck. There is 95,064 poins of structural steel weight in the Tower. The total amount of rebar is 34 tons, equalling five miles. It took 43 concrete trucks in convoys to fill the 13-foot, 6-inch deep by 51-foot, 6-inch diameter foundation. Inspiration Tower can easily withstand a constant wind of 172 miles per hour and gusts up to 224 miles per hour. Enjoy the majesty of the Ozarks from Inspiration Tower.
Three- to seven-day self-guided inn-to-inn cycling tours on the Katy Trail, America’s longest rail-to-trail path. Cover all or part of the trail’s 225 miles. Packages include shuttles; daily luggage transfers; bed and breakfast or small inn accommodations along the way; detailed route directions and a help number. Inclusive cost: $575-$1,650.
Take a self-guided tour of what is believed to be the setting for Fulton native Henry Bellaman's best-selling novel (1940) King's Row and the movie (1942) of the same name. Pick up a fee map Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Chamber of Commerce, 409 Court Street, downtown.
A self-guided driving tour of several Civil War points of interest, including an execution site, courthouse, churches and cemeteries.
Brochure and maps are available at Chamber office and the Saline County Historical Society.
Discover some of America's great ideas, inventions and innovators along Missouri Highway 36. A trip across northern Missouri features iconic American stories about the Pony Express, JC Penney, General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing, Walt Disney and Mark Twain, to name just a few. To obtain a copy of the audio CD that accompanies this tour, please contact the Hannibal Convention and Vistors Bureau at the address shown.Please note, the address and hours provided with this listing is for the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau, not one of the tour stops. It is the location to pick up the audio CD that accompanies this tour.For contact information on the Highway 36 tour in Northwest Missouri, please click the link: Missouri Highway 36 - The Way of American Genius (Northwest).
Discover some of America's great ideas, inventions and innovators along Missouri Highway 36. A trip across northern Missouri features iconic American stories about the Pony Express, JC Penney, General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing, Walt Disney and Mark Twain, to name just a few. To obtain a copy of the audio CD that accompanies this tour, please contact the St. Joseph Convention and Vistors Bureau at the address shown.
Please note, the address and hours provided with this listing is for the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau, not one of the tour stops. This is the location to pick up the audio CD that accompanies this tour.
For contact information on the Highway 36 tour in Northeast Missouri, please click the link: Missouri Highway 36 - The Way of American Genius (Northeast).
Situated in the floodplain between the Mississippi River and St. Francois Rivers, efforts continue to restore local natural wetlands and wildlife habitats. This itinerary provides nature lovers with seven established wildlife refuges/conservation areas offering interpretative centers, established trails and boardwalks. In addition to deer, turkey and bobcat, these areas are home to snowy egrets, trumpeter swans, 17 different birds of prey including bald and golden eagles, ospreys, merlins and seven species of owl. All locations are within 30 minutes of Sikeston and include General Watkins Conservation Area, Mississippi River Walk and Observation Deck, Lake Tywappity Conservation Area, Big Oak Tree State Park, Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, 10-Mile Pond Conservation Area and Otter Slough Conservation Area. Most locations are handicapped accessible, and offer picnic and restroom facilities. Self-directed itinerary available on-line at www.visitsikeston.com.
Spend a week enjoying Missouri's agritourism resources.
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Where Gray Ghosts Walked
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