Southwest Missouri’s kaleidoscope of fall colors becomes even more stunning when seen near any of the area’s beautiful lakes. Surrounding them are charming towns with plenty of unique attractions, including the “Birthplace of the Mother Road” – Old Route 66. After sunset, fill your evening with live music and theater, or enjoy a night of gastropub fare and microbrews.
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“Home to four of our 25 all-time favorite fall drives”— Midwest Living