One of the world's largest man-made lakes, Missouri's Capitol and the largest university in the state can be found in the Central Region, an area rich in outdoor opportunities, historic sites and small cities where you can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Lake of the Ozarks

boating & lakes

Is the open water calling your name? Then the Lake of the Ozarks is just what you need. Float the Osage River or enjoy Truman Lake, the perfect location to boat, fish and swim.

Hall of Famous Missourians, Jefferson City

learning & education

History lessons are abundant at the Missouri Capitol. Find museums with long-term exhibits and regularly changing short-term exhibits.