Siri Doesn’t Always Know Best

Our editor-in-chief criss-crossed the state visiting sheep and alpaca farms as she researched her story for our January/February 2023 issue. Her journeys took her down beautiful, remote rural Missouri roads. Can she get to her destinations without Siri telling her where to turn?

14 Family-Friendly Destinations

These 14 affordable, family-friendly Missouri destinations will thrill both children and adults. We’ve got fun stops for families who love the outdoors, and for those who’d rather spend summer days out of the heat. Start planning your route!


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Where to find Lutheran Heritage, a Cave County, and Tower Rock

Where do you find the county with the most caves, the Tower Rock that Lewis and Clark mapped, a living history Lutheran heritage and genealogy site, and a full-size replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, DC—plus a great brew pub?

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Part 2 of Kicks on Route 66 in Missouri

Join Host Meredith Hoenes for Part 2 as she guides visitors down Route 66 in Missouri from Lebanon to Joplin. Discover a drive-in theater, where Bonnie and Clyde hid out, some great eats, and a ghost town that came to life.

Come Experience the REAL OZARKS- Lake of the Ozarks

Who is ready to leave winter behind and head to some spring and summer-time fun?!! Pack your bags, and don’t forget the golf clubs, and head to Lake of the Ozarks! Centrally located, the Lake of the Ozarks is just 175 miles from St. Louis, 165 Miles from Kansas City, and less than a day’s drive from anywhere in the central United States.

Made in Missouri

Missouri Food and Drinks

Meet a Master Potter Whose Passion Is Clay

This master potter likes the idea of his hands making things to be used by other hands. He prefers making beautiful but still functional pottery such as vases, pitchers, pie plates, and mugs, rather than pottery to be set on a shelf and admired.

Fine Felt Hats and Berets

Our Artist of the Week creates colorful and fun-to-feel felt hats and berets that are not only eye-catching but also keep your head warm. Discover why our Artist of the Week is passionate about felt-making and how she does it.

Missouri Food and Drinks

Dumplings with Apples and Bacon Take the Prize

How can you go wrong with dumplings filled with apples and bacon and baked in a sweet glaze? You can’t! Add some ice cream to this fantastic creation, and wow! This recipe is a World Food Championship high-score winner. You can make this winner too.

Roasted Red Pepper Tacos Take The Cake

So much more than your average, everyday taco, these decadent tacos are filled with smoked duck breast, mango, red peppers, and scallion strings. It’s all wrapped in a pillowy pancake and topped with crème fraîche and mango barbecue sauce.

Arts & Culture

See A Special Series of Films From Around The Globe

If you’re a big movie buff, you won’t want to miss a fascinating film festival March 12–16, 2023. It will screen a mix of documentary and feature films and although differing on topics, all 15 are focused on the same ancient religion and culture.

An Amazing Art Process You’ll Want to Watch

What happens when you drive a road roller over inked wood blocks and paper? You make massive prints hot off the pavement! You’ve probably never seen this kind of printmaking before. But we can tell you where you can watch it.

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You Won’t Believe Your Eyes When You See This

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Seeking Harmony? This Group’s Got it

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Meet a Master Potter Whose Passion Is Clay

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For That Special Someone

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