You never need an excuse to eat good barbecue in Missouri, but we'll give you one anyway: This location is housed in a former train depot. Pretty cool, don't you think? Wabash offers specials and giant meals such as the Piggback Combo – or just order the award-winning ribs and get down to business. Whatever you choose, don't plan on walking away hungry.
See beautiful pieces of art and learn more about this city's history through 17 murals located at different points around the city. One of the murals depicts Chillicothe as it might have been circa 1928, when the city became known as The Home of Sliced Bread. You find the murals along Elm, Washington, Locust and Second streets.
Explore this interactive and educational tribute to the people who launched the Pony Express; the first rider left from these very stables on April 3, 1860. A 60-foot diorama helps give visitors a feel for the route the riders traced from St. Joseph to California.
See what St. Joseph was like circa 1860 through exhibits inside this museum, which is housed in a circa 1858 building that's been used as everything from an all-girls' college to the Pony Express Headquarters to a luxury hotel. The home where outlaw Jesse James was killed is co-located with this museum.