FALL IS CALLING IN MISSOURI
Crisp mornings give way to sun-warmed afternoons. Hillsides turn scarlet and gold. Sparkling streams run clear and cold. Fires glow wherever friends gather – from riverside campsites and secluded cabins to patios with a skyline view. Every season looks good on the Show-Me State, but fall feels custom-fit. Autumn is not just a season in Missouri. It’s an experience filled with tradition and treasure.
pumpkin patches ripe for picking, apple trees hanging heavy with fruit. Multicolored mums decorate town squares and front porches. Fields of corn are transformed into intricate mazes that attract curious kids of all ages. It’s a perfect time to visit a family farm for an up-close animal encounter or some tasty Missouri-made treats.
Weston Red Barn Farm
inspired by the magic a new season brings. Artists pull out their easels to paint. Musicians pick up their instruments and play. Makers of all kinds spend hours perfecting their craft.
We dine and drink – in small shops and grand spaces. Restaurants in every corner of the state create seasonal dishes and desserts to savor. Breweries and wineries serve up new and familiar favorites in some of Missouri’s most breathtaking places.
Fischer Farms Pumpkin Patch
And there is a lot to explore – from entertaining shows and exhibits to exciting attractions, winding trails, sprawling lakes and scenic spots. Missouri’s many state and national parks are especially enticing this time of year. A drive to view the fall foliage can easily become an all-day adventure.
Finger Lakes State Park
Historic St. Charles
in downtown districts, city parks and concert halls. Hundreds of festivals and fairs, hosted by communities large and small, show off the bounty and the beauty of our state. Art, music, history and heritage – we proudly share it all.
Fall is a field trip for the senses – one you don’t want to miss.
Vibrant sights, memorable music, tantalizing scents, abundant flavors. . . and a satisfying feeling at the end of the day.
Fall is calling in Missouri – and there’s no better place to enjoy the show.
Harry S Truman Lake