Adventures in Benton County, MO

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.

Raging Bull Steakhouse

The Raging Bull Steakhouse is a family-owned-and-operated establishment that specializes in high-quality, prepared-in-house foods. It’s a dream built from the ground up by Todd Dale and his son Adrian and watched over by business partner Clif Castleman.

Holiday Spirit. That’s My M-O.

Winter Festivals and Events in Missouri Bring Holiday Cheer. Hello, Mo here, inviting you to join communities across Missouri as they welcome the holidays.

Adeste Fideles to the Missouri State Capital this Holiday Season!

It’s the season of festive cheer, sparkling lights, gift giving and holiday parties. It’s time to gather your favorite people around to experience all the coziest moments of the most wonderful time of the year. Holiday season has arrived and here in JCMO, we are ready to celebrate.

Why You Will Love this Old-Time Store and Kitchen

Dutch Country General Store has two locations, one in Missouri and one near our border, that deliver a shopping experience definitely worth the drive. The owners share their passion for the kitchen and special holiday recipes.

Celebrating 50 Years of Christmas Memories at Crown Center

Crown Center decks the halls for the season like no other, creating some of Kansas City’s favorite holiday traditions.

Carriage rides, cocoa and roasted chestnuts!—That’s what you get at this Dickens’ Christmas

This town transforms back to the 1840s, when Charles Dickens’ book, A Christmas Carol, was published. Carolers will fill the streets.

Lost Canyon Christmas

For the first time ever, Christmas is coming to Top of the Rock’s Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail! Starting November 5th experience the Lost Canyon Christmas.

Spooky Spots. That’s My M-O.

Missouri Division of Tourism's guide to exploring spooky Missouri

5 Overlooked / Underutilized Maples

Red maples are by far the most popular type of maple we see being used, but there are numerous lesser-known maple varieties than can add interest and fill different niches in the landscape.  Utilizing these other varieties can give your landscape that little touch of something unique to help set it apart from every other house.