Ste. Genevieve’s Festival With a French Flair

Maybe you've been to France, and would love to go again. Or maybe a trip to Pari is on your bucket list. Good news! You can take a mini trip to the city of love the weekend of Aug. 12—and you don't even need airline tickets.


County Fairs Across the State

We are celebrating 50 years of Missouri Life. Our first story about fairs was in the July/August 1973 issue. Our writer revisited fairs from around the state to see what has changed and what has stayed the same. Find out which fair is famous for fish sandwiches.


Check Out Zooming Zucchinis!

If you or someone you know has a summer garden with prolific produce (think tomatoes and zucchini), there’s often an excess to consume, freeze, can, or share. A wacky annual event takes a few copious crops off their growers’ plates.


Take A Tour Of Historic Homes

If you appreciate history, architecture, preservation, and restoration, you won’t want to miss a special guided tour of two of the grandest houses in mid-Missouri. Both of these significant historical structures were brought back to life. Where are they?


Rollin’, Rollin,’ Rollin’

Those of a certain age are familiar with the Western Heritage Award-winning TV series Rawhide. Every Friday night for six years, a crew of seasoned cowboys drove herds of Texas cattle toward the railhead at Sedalia, Missouri.


It’s “Time” To Celebrate 100 Years of Family Fun

The name Disney is synonymous with cherished childhood characters and meaningful memories. Generation after generation has grown up with the magic of “the mouse.” Find out how you can celebrate 100 years of Disney with a very magical “time” here in Missouri.


History and Wineries Top This Drive

Drive right into history, gaze at stunning river views, see an eagle or two, and stop to sip some wine on this 55 mile driving tour. Take a moment on the tour to check out the antebellum homes. See if you can find the cannonball stuck in a column.


Roadtrippin’ on Route 66!

Wind your way past scenic vistas, cross rivers, and stop for a bite at unique eateries. You will find all this and more on this ride of a lifetime. Hop in (or on) your favorite mode of transportation and hit the road. Spend the night at a cabin resort before heading home.


Say “Ja” To This German Fest

Think you have to wait ‘til autumn for an Oktoberfest kind of German event? We have good news – you don’t! May is also historically a time of celebration in Germany, known as “Maifest.” And we have one fine wine and stein-filled Maifest for you!


This Is One Fun Ride!

Jump in the car or fire up your motorcycle for a really fun ride. Grab a burger or some Texas-style BBQ. Find out why Missouri is called the Cave State. And end the day at a bed-and-breakfast or a hotel to rest up for the ride home.