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The Bluff View fire department holds their annual pig roast at Bluff View Marina. Watch the pig roasting on the spit in the morning, and enjoy food and entertainment starting at 5 p.m. The pie and cake auction starts at 6 p.m.
Proceeds go to the Bluff View Volunteer Fire Association. Call for ticket information.
ARRRR!! Me mateys. If ye have received this message I take it t’ sea’s been kind t’ya. I needs ye help now, mateys. I need me fine pirate crews t’ journey cross t’ seas and search for the Fountain of Youth. I know where t’ pieces are hidden on a Fountain Map that leads us on our journey. An don ye be believin’ those dredful lies o’ t’ curse o’ t’ Fountain Map. If yer up fer it an wan yer share o’ riches, meet me at t’ Pillagin' Pirate Tavern on Bluff View Marina on August 9, at 7 p.m.
Outdoor street festival, located on Main Street in Ellington, MO. Rides, Games, Arts & Crafts, Food Vendors, BBQ Competition, Antique Car & Boat Show, Entertainment, Parade and more.
We strive to inspire each visitor with its unique combination of scenic beauty and peaceful elegant comfort. Eight circa 1902 brick buildings, on 16 beautiful acres. Guestrooms have a private bathroom, comfortable beds and overstuffed couches.
The bed and breakfast boasts 60 foot balconies which offer beautiful panoramic views of the former Ursuline Academy gardens.
Facilities include the Thee Abbey Kitchen, famous for cinnamon rolls and bread made with fresh ground wheat flour. The adjoining creamery features house-made frozen custard, ice cream treats, and old fashioned candies.
Within 20 minutes of wineries. Shop downtown Ironton for Antiques, and visit the Civil War Battlefield in Pilot Knob.
Visit our website and Facebook page for details, photos, reservations and a schedule of our Murder Mystery shows and other dinner and musical events.
Today mingling with yesterday's style of decorating and furnishings. Buy a gift or treat yourself to limited antiques of unusual interest for decorating and collecting or find a more updated style. Enjoy this shopping experience.
We are a full-service Good Sam RV park located on the banks of crystal-clear Big Creek. All 50 of our big-rig friendly sites have 30- and 50-amp electric, water, and septic hookups, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. We have a swimming pool, propane fill station, private shower suites, a 24-hour coin laundry, arcade, and a meeting hall to serve all your needs.
Big Creek is good for wading, catch-and-release fishing, or swimming on hot days. The nature trail that runs along the creek is good for walking and enjoying the Ozark outdoors. Nearby attractions include Black River, Johnson's Shut-Ins, Elephant Rocks, Taum Sauk Mountain, and Fort Davidson--just to name a few!
Bluff View Marina is a full-service marina on Clearwater Lake. Pontoon and johnboat rentals, boat mooring and dry storage, live bait, tackle, gas, ice, soda and beer are available. Just a quick two-hour drive from St. Louis get you to the gem of the Ozarks and Bluff View Marina.
Bollinger County is home to a variety of attractions, including the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History - home of the Missouri dinosaur - and the Cat Ranch Art Guild, which was founded in memory of the late Tom Runnels, a local artist, sculptor and writer. Bollinger County also is home to Castor River Park and Duck Creek Wildlife Refuge. Visit Bollinger County to enjoy dinosaurs, art, history, a variety of family-owned businesses, outdoor adventures, and other activities. Bollinger County for Beauty Bones BBQ.
Stop by for maps, brochures and information about Cape Girardeau businesses, events and attractions.
Cape Girardeau has many attractions and activities for the entire family. And with more than 100 restaurants, we're sure that you will find dining in Cape Girardeau pleasing to the taste.
The CVB gift shop has souvenirs, post cards and coffee table books by local authors. To view our online Visitor Guide and Dining Guide go to www.VisitCape.com.
Clearwater Lake is a beautiful lake located in the Ozark Foothills, 12 miles east of Ellington. Water is clear since this lake is fed by Black River. Visitors can boat, ski, swim or fish.
Webb Creek Recreation Area is a quiet campground located on the bank of Clearwater Lake. The campground faces east and views of the lake area are spectacular, especially at sunrise. Camp reservations are not available and are seldom needed. Webb Creek has the reputation of being the quiet side of the lake. The campground offers electric, water, hot showers, a playground, beach and a marina.
Webb Creek Marina is located at Webb Creek Recreation Area and has supplies, gas, and boat rentals available for visitors and guests. Call 573-461-2344 for more information.
Directions: From Ellington, take Route 21 South, make left on Route H; continue on H until you reach Clearwater Lake. The campground is open year-round.
A 1,000-acre ranch, one mile from the Jacks Fork River and Alley Spring Mill; five miles from the Current River.
We offer unique lodging adventures, including our tree retreat; sheepherder's wagon; log cabins and the old red barn; as well as modern ranch houses for groups. There is a museum of horse-drawn equipment and farm primitives; a three-acre lake; two miles of running streams; nature trail; and recreation center. Most outside activities are free.
We have self-guided ranch tours; a small-animal area; 3 miles walking trails; camping; horseback riding; labyrinth; hayrides; and a four-level overlook deck. Our air-conditioned main hall is available for private events.
The Ellington Chamber of Commerce offers assistance with information about the area, local attractions, places to stay, businesses and events.
1-4 Person Charter
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Our publication covers the Missouri outdoors from Mark Twain Lake to the Bootheel, the Parkland and River Hills, and the eastern Ozarks and I-44 corridor from Lebanon east, in a unique monthly news magazine, now in its 40th year.
Our specialty is first-hand reports of news you need and outdoor adventures at specific places in Missouri, covered by knowledgeable outdoor writers and photographers. We focus on things to do and places to go: fishing; floating; camping; hiking; hunting; birding; wildlife-watching; history; geology; recipes and interesting people.
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Updated motel located in the center of Ellington. We are 20 minutes from Clearwater Lake, Webb Creek Recreation Area, the Black River, the Current River and Blue Spring.
Spooner's is an old fashioned burger and ice cream restaurant. Burgers are handmade; ice cream cones and sundaes are original; daily plate specials available.
Clearwater Lake is a recreational lake in southeastern Missouri. Whether you participate in water sports, camp, hike, bike, fish or hunt, you'll find Clearwater Lake is a fine place to visit.
Modern cabins, fully-furnished, less than one-m le from Clearwater Lake.
Five units available: 1-, 2-, and 4-bedroom units. Barbecue grill; satellite TV; dishes; pots/pans; and all linens are included.
Boat and slip rentals; full-service store; gas, bait and tackle; ice; beer; and cigarettes. Pontoons, ski boats and personal watercraft are available. Swimming area and camping within 10 minutes.
Great place to fish, boat, ski and spend time with family and friends. Playground, picnic area with grills and restrooms. Webb Creek Marina is located on Clearwater Lake, 20 minutes from Ellington.
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