Grandkids’ Paradise

What could be better than taking the kids on a trip to the Ozarks? From roller coasters and shows to caves and aquariums—plus plenty of places to get an ice cream—the region…


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Our Western Adventure: Riding Horses on the Bitterroot Ranch

Greg and Danita Wood, owners of Missouri Life magazine, take a once in a lifetime horseback riding adventure out West. They headed to the mountains of Wyoming and a horse-riding…


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Wildwood Springs Lodge Celebrates 100 Years

Wildwood is one of the last remnants of this piece of true Americana, even pre-dating Route 66. So do yourself and your family a favor and give them this iconic experience to…


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Paddling 340 Miles on the Missouri River

From August 8 to 11, 450 crazy people will paddle down the Missouri River in canoes, in kayaks, and stand-up paddleboats—all competing against each other and themselves in the…


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See Our Vanishing Roadside Parks

After some investigating, I found Karen Daniels, senior historic preservation specialist for the Missouri Department of Transportation. She’s the expert on the state’s roadside…


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A Tale of Two Kates

It’s no wonder that a writer like Kate would be drawn to the story of Ella Kate, the “Missouri Giantess.” Born in LaGrange in 1872, Ella stood eight-feet-four inches when fully…


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Paul Harvey: The Rest of the Story

America’s number one talk show host who hails from Cape Girardeau. I’m talking about Paul Harvey, whose daily broadcast The Rest of the Story aired on more than 1,100 radio…


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