New adventures in 2023! Add these must-do’s to your list of adventures in Benton County, MO! We’ll make it easy for you! Besides our annual events, here are some ideas to consider when visiting Benton County:

Visit one new restaurant and one new shop in Lincoln that you haven’t been to. Grab some binoculars, bundle up and pick a Riverfront Trail in Warsaw to walk along. Birdwatching is fantastic in the winter! 

Go to one new restaurant and one new shop in Warsaw that you haven’t been to. Try out disc golf on one of the warmer March weekends. There are two courses to choose from! 

Check out a new restaurant and shop in Cole Camp that you’ve never been to. Charter a guided fishing trip on a nice weekend!

Visit a new restaurant and shop in Lincoln that you have never been to. Try learning Pickleball! There is a court in Warsaw with a water view!

Visit a new restaurant and shop in Warsaw that you have never been to. Camp at one of Benton County’s amazing Campgrounds in a tent or an RV…you choose! 

Try a new water activity of paddle-boarding or kayaking! If you don’t have the equipment, no worries! There are places to rent from in Warsaw!

Enjoy one last weekend on the water with friends and family. No boat? Not a  problem, rent one from a local marina and then catch some water views with a delicious dinner and drinks at the marina of your choice! 

It’s still a little hot out and there’s no better time to try a new iced coffee flavor at one of our amazing coffee shops! Then spend some time in the air conditioning meandering through a local boutique or an antique shop

When the leaves begin to turn, it’s the perfect time to bike along the riverfront trails! Feeling like a pro? Head out on one of our mountain bike trails! Grab some food at a local restaurant and do a little shopping while you’re out!

Spend a weekend shopping in the unique shops of Cole Camp, Lincoln, and Warsaw. There is no shortage of new things to find in each one! 

This month can be cold and feel SHORT with all of the activities going on. Give yourself a break and grab dinner out! Get a hot drink to go and then spend time relaxing driving around and viewing the Christmas lights. You deserve a little downtime!

Life is better at the Lake and it keeps getting better! Skip the crowds and insane traffic. We’ll be here, living our best life, and waiting to say ‘hello’. While you’re out and about, be sure to tag us in your pics! @VisitBentonCoMo. For more info, go to!