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The Great Outdoors

State Parks, scenic riverways, trails and more fishing spots than you can shake a cane pole at. Missouri has it all.

Play Ball

From baseball to boating, Missouri has great options for sports fans of all ages and interests.

Kid Friendly Vacations

Is it a state or a giant playground? Treat your kids to a Missouri vacation they’ll never forget.

Art in Missouri

Get your dose of art, history, culture and fun at Missouri’s unique collection of museums, theaters and historic sites.

Romantic Getaways

With over 120 wineries across the state, Missouri is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway.

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The Missouri Division of Tourism is partnering with the Missouri Press Foundation’s Newspapers in Education program for a special series entitled Missouri Road Trip 2015: Every Hero Has a Story. ...Read more
Do you long to get away from the crowds; the hustle of the city; jammed-packed hotels; fast-food restaurants; and Interstate highways teeming with road-hogging 18-wheelers? Want to rediscover your ...Read more
 Editor's Note: Tom Uhlenbrock is a staff writer and outdoorsman with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Parks. He has spent many days on biking and walking trails ...Read more
Great Family Vacations Start at Missouri State ParksJohnson’s Shut-Ins State Park covers more than 8,600 acres along the East Fork Black River. Carved into the rock by the flow of the Black River for ...Read more

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Aug. 5-8, 2015
Come to Sikeston for lots of rodeo excitement, concerts and fun. August 5, kick-off the week with a Rodeo Pancake Breakfast. Visit the Sikeston Depot Museum and take the downtown Rodeo Walk to view ...Read more
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Aug. 8-9, 2015
Founded in 1735, Ste. Genevieve has been welcoming travelers, traders and artists for more than 275 years. Join in the fun and shop for treasures at the annual Jour de Fete arts and crafts ...Read more
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Aug. 13-23, 2015
Family fun is waiting at Missouri's largest agricultural showcase. The annual Missouri State Fair is steeped in tradition and heritage, dating from the first fair in 1901. The fairgrounds set the ...Read more
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Aug. 14-16, 2015
A free festival on Park Central Square, along Historic Route 66, includes classic cars, drive-in movie, concerts, artists, authors, a 6.6k run, food and other family activities. Check our website for ...Read more
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Aug. 14-15, 2015
Join the fun in Frisco Park, as we celebrate our German heritage. Carnival rides; car show; concerts; talent show; concessions; washer and horseshoe games; softball tournaments.Read more
”They have earned our undying gratitude.” – Harry S Truman The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum commemorates the 70th anniversary of V-J Day, the end of the war in the Pacific, ...Read more