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Built in 1893, our beautiful Victorian house, an icon in Mexico, Missouri, was once the home of Allen Percy Green, the owner/operator of the Green Refractory, a world renown fire-brick manufacturer. All our guests receive a gormet breakfast prepared especially for them from our very own recipes; all of which have a balanced blend of flavors that are a unique break from the traditional breakfast. Our ample common areas, featuring more than 5,000 square feet of space, in addition to our hot tub and sauna, provide a place to relax after a long day of sightseeing, or traveling, and guest's surveys reflect a nearly perfect 5 out of 5 in 10 areas, representing an average of 99.7% in customer satisfaction.
The beautiful grounds covering half an acre and stretching from the front of the house on Jefferson Street to the back entrance on Washington Street provide ample space to stretch out and have some outdoor fun. A multitude of fun things to do both within and outside the mansion provide plenty of entertainment during your visit. With five parks, six lakes and other outdoor activities such as Scattering Fork Outdoor Center, Binder's Hilltop Apple and Berry Farm, hiking trails, and fishing, Mexico offers ample opportunities for outdoor recreation.
In addition to outdoor activities, other attractions such as Presser Hall Performing Arts Center, donated by A.P. Green to the city of Mexico, Audrain County Historical Museum Complex, The Vault Gallery and Missouri Military Academy, to name a few, provide indoor entertainment. Many more attractions and museums, such as the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City and the Winston Churchill Memorial in Fulton, are located within 45 minutes of our bed and breakfast.
While we do not accept pets, we can provide information on two different pet boarding businesses that are near our bed and breakfast.
Additionally, we can provide special packages upon request including: fresh flowers to be placed in your room prior to your arrival; chocolate dipped strawberries (in season); massage therapy; gift baskets with cheese, crackers and meat; wine baskets from a local vendor; or we can put together a picnic basket or any other special request for a special occassion. A 48-hour work-day advance notice is required in order to provide these services adequately.
Each of our locations provides access to Kansas City's attractions. Each location offers you free local calls, free hi-speed wireless Internet access, outdoor pool, and coin-operated laundry.American Inns offer three locations in the Kansas City, Missouri, area: I-70 and Woods Chapel Road in Blue Springs; I-70 and Noland Road in Independence; and I-35 and Armour Road in North Kansas City.
Our North Kansas City location is a full-service location featuring Spirits Restaurant and Spirit's Alibi Lounge. Should you have a meeting or reunion planned, allow us to assist you in North Kansas City or Independence in our meeting facilities.
"Quaint, quiet and a breath of fresh air in the country” is the most common phrase attributed to the Amish country, near Jamesport, 25 miles northwest of Chillicothe. This is often cited by various publications as one of Missouri's best day trips.
This area is home to the largest Old Order Amish Settlement west of the Mississippi River; one of the strictest Amish colonies in the world. There is a difference between the Amish and the Mennonite; the two religions are not synonymous.
Jamesport's Amish welcome visitors to their home-based stores and businesses, selling hand-crafted wares from baskets and furniture, to bakeries and dry goods, buggies and horses, and everything in between.
Escorted tours of the area are available thru Step Back In Time Tours (see separate listing).
Located in the Amish community of Jamesport, this Inn provides elegant country living for tourists seeking to experience the Amish lifestyle. Shopping, tours, and festivals make this location one of Missouri's finest attractions.
Our facility includes single rooms; suites; and a four-bedroom cottage that sleeps 8. We are family friendly. This is an ideal setting for reunions, weddings and private events.
Five log cabins are nestled along a private lake. Swim, fish, canoe and relax on one of the docks, decks or screened porches. Enjoy a crackling fire by your cabin. Play ping pong and shuffleboard. Have your children explore little creeks. Snip fresh herbs from the garden. Barbecue on gas, charcoal or wood stoves. Enjoy a relaxing drink while watching the stars and fireflies. Hike winding trails on 380 acres. Rental fees for cabins include use of canoes, fishing and local fresh eggs.
Open daily and featuring an eclectic mix of dining, shopping, entertainment and attractions in a unique open-air setting, the City Market offers visitors a variety of fresh produce, meats, specialty groceries, flowers and gift items from nearby farms and around the world. Steeped in more than 150 years of tradition, the City Market offers shoppers the opportunity to purchase heartland goods direct from producers, especially on the weekend during the Midwest's largest Farmers' Market. The City Market has an extensive calendar, hosting concerts, festivals and other special events April through December. The City Market is also home to the Arabia Steamboat Museum, which hosts one of the largest collections of pre-Civil War artifacts in the world.
Ideally located with easy access to Route 13. Nearby attractions include golf courses; antique and specialty shops; Pomme de Terre and Stockton lakes; and the Lucas Oil Speedway. Amenities include a free hot breakfast, fitness center and free Wi-Fi.
Perfect for business and leisure travelers, this Comfort Inn is two miles from the KCI Airport. Complimentary shuttle service to the airport, 4:30 a.m.-11 p.m. We offer a free hot breakfast, 5 a.m.-9 a.m.
Indoor salt-water pool and hot tub. We offer rooms with king beds and rooms with double queen beds.
Visit our website for details and reservations.
Circa 1865 Colonial in Amish Country. Three guestrooms with private baths. Take the, Clydesdale-drawn, sunset carriage ride through the Amish country side, and pet the deer along the way. Come back to the brick-floored kitchen for some homemade desert; enjoy the sounds of the antique player piano; read a book from the library; make conversation on the patio or in the flower garden; take a bubble bath in the Veranda Room’s 1865 Copper Tub; have a relaxing night’s rest in an antique, canopied or rope feather bed. A full breakfast is served.
Family dining. Senior and children menus available. Tour groups welcome. Breakfast served all day. Soup and salad bar Monday-Friday.
Whether you are looking to stay for a weekend, three days, a week or longer, our lakefront homes and condos will meet your objectives, budget and timeframe. The Lake of the Ozarks is a location where you will enjoy a memorable vacation. We offer more than 40 private properties that offer water access for swimming, boating and fishing, as well as a patio or deck overlooking the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks. Most homes or condos offer access to a private dock or boat slips. All properties include fully equipped kitchen, cable/satelitte TV service, patio furniture, grills, linens and bath towels. Our properties have two-night or three-night minimum stay requirements. Please call or visit our web site at www.CrystalWaterVillas.com to learn more about our vacation rental properties.
Offering comprehensive receptive services and tour design throughout Missouri. Itineraries are developed on-site and customized for your preferences, developed to match your criteria: leisure; student travel; culinary arts; education; historical; and incentive. We specialize in unique tours, always striving to stay on the forefront of industry trends. We bring your tour to life with historic interpreters, actors and entertainers.
Marketing support, guide services and on-site hosting available. Special arrangements for travelers from the United Kingdom, Canada and Europe.
Recently-renovated hotel includes 237 two-room suites, featuring a large bedroom, a separate living area with full-size sofa sleeper, hair dryer, two flat screen HDTVs and two phones with data ports. Enjoy a free, cooked-to-order breakfast and a two-hour evening manager's reception. The hotel is four miles from KCI Airport; two miles from the Zona Rosa shopping, dining and entertainment complex.
Quite country getaway with a scenic view from the hilltop. Private baths. Facilities include a pool table. Four miles from Missouri State Fairgrounds.
The greater Chillicothe area offers visitors a delightful collection of charming communities. Visit Chillicothe, home of sliced bread, breathtaking murals and so much more. Jamesport, Missouri's largest Amish community; and Marceline, the boyhood home of Walt Disney are both a 30-minute drive from Chillicothe.
Hay's Ten Mile Store is one of the most authentic ol' time country general stores in the nation. The store was built in 1904. Since then, the structure has changed little. All of the original shelving, counters, showcases, and advertising pieces are intact.
Tour the store, with its wide array of antiques and farm supplies, which gives it that authentic atmosphere. Located six miles east of Macon; four miles north on Route K. Open Saturdays only, year-round.
This hotel offers 116 two-room suites with fully equipped kitchen, living room and separate bedroom. Recently-refreshed rooms include two flat-screen HDTVs, hairdryer and two telephones with data port. Rates include a Suite Start hot breakfast buffet daily. A free Welcome Home Reception/dinner is offered Monday-Thursday with free beer and wine. Safe deposit box at front desk. Pets less than 30 pounds welcome, for a fee. Located four miles from Kansas City International Airport; two miles from the Zona Rosa shopping, dining and entertainment complex.
One-room, furnished, heated and cooled log cabins that sleep four; one full-size bed and one set of bunk beds (bed linens not provided). Deluxe cabins include bedding. Cabins include a covered porch with a swing, a picnic table, fire ring and grill, yard area and a parking space. Cabins are a short distance from the bath facilities.
Level, big-rig friendly, pull-thru sites with full hook ups, 30- and 50-amp. Free, no-license-required fishing.
Amenities include: showers; paddleboats; video rental; horseshoe pits; croquet; sand volleyball; badminton; a camp store; propane; and a lake.
Located one mile from I-70. Enjoy the climate- controlled outdoor pool and family pavilion. Camping cabins are available.
The Kirkwood Lodge offers vintage American vacations that harken back to the good old days of the Lake of the Ozarks; 2011 marks our 73rd season at the Lake. Our family owned and operated lakefront resort offers the charm of an old-style resort while resting right in the middle of everything that the Lake has to offer. Kirkwood Lodge has 65 units in 16 buildings on 6.5 acres.
Our guest rooms are simple, clean, accommodations that are carpeted and have air-conditioning and a full, private bathroom. We offer "room only" rates and all-inclusive packages. We have many special events each year, all designed with affordablility in mind. We feature a lakeside swimming pool, sun and swim docks, boat docks, The Getaway - jet ski and boat rentals, a 2,100-squre-foot multi-purpose room, a billiards lounge, and Ozark country cuisine.
We are centrally located in Osage Beach less than a mile from both the Factory Outlet Mall and a Super Wal-Mart, and within a 15-minute drive to championship golf, miniature golf, arcades, antiques, state parks, Bagnell Dam and the "Strip," show caves, and museums.
We offer a country setting on five acres and feature three guestrooms with private baths. A full breakfast is served. Electric hook-up for boats. We are two miles from Mark Twain State Park and its boat ramps, beach and hiking trails; three miles from Florida, birthplace of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain).
This Mennonite-owned store features hand-made sewing items and supplies, plus home-made games that are similar to games children played years ago. Many products are made by Mennonites or Amish; the shop also has clothing and shoes from name-brand manufacturers.
The Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center houses the premier regional history collection documenting St. Louis, the state of Missouri, the Mississippi and Missouri Valleys, the Louisiana Purchase Territory and the American West. Staff can assist you with the library, archives and photographs, media, and objects collections. Materials must remain on premises; they are not available for checkout.
Missouri Life magazine is one of Missouri's top travel magazines, having won Magazine of the Year, and been named a finalist in recent years by an international magazine association of regional magazines.
Every issue includes: Dining Worth the Drive; Road Trips; Travel Destinations; Travel Adventures; and other features. We inform about travel, entertainment, adventure, food, wineries, microbreweries, theater, sports and events.
Let our award-winning photography inspire your choice of where to go next. We excel at finding the secrets of our big cities and charming small towns. We cover our fascinating past and the places where you can discover history. We point out exciting recreation, such as where to go sky diving, take a balloon ride, and find a sleigh ride.
1 year (6 issues): $20
2 years (12 issues): $35
3 years (18 issues): $50
(Canada and International slightly higher.)
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