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This annual festival draws approximately 30,000 visitors from multiple states to see the town's long-established floral beauty. The festival includes, among many other activities: home tours; candlelight tour; a carnival; plant sales; fish fry; dog show; arts and crafts bazaar; one of the area's largest parades; an old-fashioned ice cream social; art show; piano concerts; carriage rides; a 5k race and one-mile walk.
Don’t miss the Texas Rangers Interactive Encampment and Living Exhibition.
Step-on tour guides are available, by reservation only, for bus and tour groups.
Be sure to visit our website for details, schedules and lodging options.
Note: The address shown is for the Charleston Chamber Commerce office.
An authentic, circa 1875 hotel located near the confluence of the Osage River and the Missouri River. The Dauphine has been carefully restored, combining original architecture and furnishings with modern amenities to ensure your comfort.
Choose from seven guestrooms, furnished with antique dressers and iron beds original to the hotel. All guestrooms have a private bathroom; one features a two-person jetted tub.
Breakfast is cooked to order and served at your leisure in the large kitchen.
Step back in history at one of the finest antique shops in St. Charles. Featuring lamps, clocks, primitives, glassware and furniture, along with a picture gallery. We buy, sell and appraise. Located on Historic North Main Street.
Our grounds lie just three miles north of St. Joseph, approximately one mile from I-29. We offer year-round camping with 53 full hookup RV sites, big rig friendly, on 23 scenic acres; 40 of the sites are pull thrus for overnight accommodations. There are 17 sites with cable. All of our sites have full hookups with water, electric, septic, and wireless internet. The 23 primary tent sites are located to allow easy access for an enjoyable experience with room for many more.
Amenities at the AOK include a swimming pool, restrooms with showers, laundry room, recreation areas and a stocked private lake for your enjoyment. There is ‘catch and release’ fishing in the AOK lake for guests. Coin-operated laundry services are available and off-season camper storage is available.
This charming home, built in 1853, is filled with antiques. It is on the National Historic Register. Two guestrooms, one with a fireplace. Porch swings. Full breakfast.
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.
A folk art gallery in a restored 100-year-old building. We feature handmade works by Missouri artisans and some from neighboring states. In addition to other types, works include: chainsaw sculptures of eagles, fish, turtles, frogs, bears and mountain scenes; outdoor metal art; and American Indian art.
Two- and three-room suites available. Located at I-70, exit 128-A; across the street from Columbia Women's & Children's Hospital; seven minutes from the University of Missouri.
This urban park features paved streets, concrete pads and patios. We have 30-amp/50-amp hook-ups, cable TV, Wi-Fi, restrooms and laundry.
Beer barons, statesman, artists, entrepreneurs, pioneers in exploration and human rights advocates, are among the 87,000 who create the flowing mosaic of American culture in St. Louis and rest permanently at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
The 314-acre active cemetery displays picturesque landscapes via 14 miles of roads leading visitors to such notables as General William Clark, Adolphus Busch, Sara Teasdale, Thomas Hart Benton and William Burroughs.
Founded in 1849, Bellefontaine is the first rural cemetery west of the Mississippi, and one of the nation's finest examples of a garden cemetery. Bellefontaine reflects and represents the art, sculpture, history and legacy of St. Louis and its culture.
Taking two adjacent cemeteries together, Bellefontaine Cemetery & Calvary Cemetery, there is no place on earth where more Union and Confederate generals lie at rest is such close proximity—more generals who commanded armies during the American Civil War lie here than are buried at Arlington National Cemetery and West Point combined.
This brand new, 133-room hotel is now open! After completing a $2 million dollar renovation of the entire property, inside and out, this all new Best Western Plus Saint Charles Inn is ready to welcome you! Less than a half mile to the Bass Pro Shop, Ameristar Casino, 10 restaurants and 2 grocery stores. Just 8 miles from St. Louis Lambert International Airport with airport shuttle transportation available. Additional fee does apply.
We are pet-friendly and offer an on-site game room for the kids. The hotel also has an on-site guest laundry room, valet dry cleaning and 24 hour Business Center with three work stations featuring Windows and Mac computers, for your convenience.
The Best Western Plus St. Charles Inn offers a hot, complimentary breakfast served fresh daily as well as complimentary, hi-speed, wireless Internet access available throughout the hotel.
We offer two-room suites and whirlpool suites in addition to our standard sleeping rooms. We have two meeting rooms on-site that can accommodate 15 to 70 people, depending on the room and set-up required.
You can relax in our oversized, heated, indoor pool with adjoining outdoor sundeck area. This area offers onsite bbq grill for your enjoyment. All guest rooms include a refrigerator, hair dryer, coffee and coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Microwaves available in some rooms and suites.
Birk's Gasthaus occupies the Herzog Mansion. There are nine guestrooms, seven with private bath. There is a game room with a 50-inch plasma TV, a poker table and a full-size pool table. We serve homemade food and pastries. We offer Murder Mystery weekends; see our website for schedules. The park-like setting and wraparound covered porches all set the theme to enjoy our local wines and your stay in Hermann.
A St. Louis landmark located in The Loop district, along the St. Louis Walk of Fame. A restaurant and music club filled with pop culture memorabilia, including items depicting Chuck Berry, the Simpsons, the Beatles and Star Wars, as well as jukeboxes, lunch boxes, toys, darts, pinball, video games and a photo booth.
Live music several nights a week featuring touring groups as well as St. Louis bands, including rock & roll legend Chuck Berry.
Private party rooms are available. Although pets are not allowed inside, our patio seating is dog-friendly.
Nine miles from Busch Stadium. One minute from the fabulous Moonrise Hotel.
This picturesque little town lies between the bluffs, at the confluence of the Osage River and Missouri River. During its prime, Bonnots Mill was a hub for commerce, with riverboats and steam-powered trains supplying the region with goods.
Today, this early French settlement offers a general store, bank, a saloon and restaurant, a bed and breakfast inn, and a wedding chapel. This entire district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This fully restored, circa 1800s Colonial offers three guestrooms; each has a fireplace, and a private bath with jetted tub.
The Inn is located on Stone Row, in the historic district. Stone Row consists of four limestone buildings, constructed in the 1830s, with three-foot-thick stone walls, and framed with old growth 172 year old logs. This rare lodging experience does not end with the building; we offer an experience that even includes Colonial sleeping garments.
Enjoy a full, hot breakfast as you watch the early morning fog over the Missouri River. A private breakfast may be served in your room or on the balcony (small delivery fee). Reduced rates, without breakfast, are offered.
Private event space is available.
Circa 1840s Federal Style inn on the Missouri River. Six guestrooms, plus a three-room cottage, all furnished with antiques and reproductions. The brick patio and gallery porch are inviting spaces for guests to enjoy the river view. Smoking on the patio only.
The four guestrooms share three bathrooms. Rooms are decorated with oak and walnut antique furniture. The sitting room contains books and games for your enjoyment; the one TV tunes in the local channels. Cinnamon rolls are a specialty; they are served with eggs, bacon and fried apples.
The mission of the Brunswick Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote and foster economic development; market Brunswick and the area as a tourist destination; work with the City of Brunswick, county commissioners, and elected state officials to ensure prosperity, safety, and an increased standard of living for the residents of the area.
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 and coffee table books by local authors. To view our online Visitor Guide and Dining Guide go to www.VisitCape.com.
Stop by our Visitor Bureau for assistance with your visit to Cape Girardeau. We will assist you with group travel, and offer some great suggestions regarding lodging, dining, shopping and entertainment. You'll find 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 and coffee table books by local authors. To view our online Visitor Guide and Dining Guide, go to www.VisitCape.com.
Located in a police/fire station dating to 1908, the museum features exhibits on steamboats, mules, the Missouri State flag, fire and police memorabilia, and much more. There is a replica of a steamboat pilot house.
Open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday afternoons from mid-March through mid-December. Admission rates are $3 for adults and $2 for children.
Curiosity Shop features books by local authors, gently used items, and items made in Missouri. Special events include programs on Native American culture, book signings, special tours, lectures, and tag sales.
The Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center Jefferson City invites you to experience our newly renovated guest room accommodations and service. Our Mobil 3-Star and AAA 3-Diamond-rated Missouri capitol hotel puts all of the best downtown attractions, shopping, and businesses within easy reach – from the Missouri State Capitol and Governor’s Mansion to the stores of the Capital Mall or The Crossings.
With more than 22,000 total square feet of meeting space, our downtown Jefferson City hotel is central Missouri’s largest convention center. Whether you’re visiting Jefferson City for business or leisure, our attentive staff will ensure an exceptionally relaxing stay in an ideal setting.
• 100% non-smoking hotel
• Two blocks from the elegant State Capitol Complex with its Thomas Hart Benton murals, the Governor’s Mansion, and Missouri State Museum
• A short drive (less than three miles) from the exceptional hiking and biking on the Katy Trail State Park
• Only 1.5 miles from Jefferson City Memorial Airport
• Enjoy a full host of modern amenities, including complimentary Internet access in all guest rooms, an indoor pool, and a modern fitness center
Relax in this 1891 brick Victorian filled with antiques and comfortable furnishings. This is a whole-house rental, with a fully equipped kitchen, three bedrooms with queen beds, a stereo, cable TV, Internet and a hot tub. Located in downtown Hermann.
A Jefferson City tradition since the 1930s, Central Dairy Ice Cream Shop offers a wide variety of flavors (everything from vanilla to Extreme Moose Tracks) and treats for you to enjoy, plus fountain drinks, hot dogs and polish-sausage sandwiches.
The shop serves ice cream cones, dishes, sodas, malts, shakes, sundaes and traditional favorites such as the banana split (it's huge). Also, they serve a variety of frozen yogurt and sherbets. No-sugar added selections are available.
Take home hand-packed ice cream by the pint, quart and gallon.
Central Dairy Ice Cream Shop accepts cash only.
Enjoy the privacy of a hotel, with the warm hospitality of a bed and breakfast at this restored 1879 vintage hotel. A complimentary continental breakfast is served. The hotel features five guestrooms, each with a private bath, antique furnishings and modern amenities; three porches; a large lobby; the dining area; and a library with a baby grand piano. Antiques shops and several wineries are within 15 miles.
Centuries Past Antiques carries a wide variety of real antiques along with a few more modern collectables. If you collect something we don't currently have, we will do our best to find it for you. We offer shipping services and have layaway. Our stock changes regularly so check us out often.
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