Discover Central Missouri’s Hidden Gems

We searched every corner of Missouri for hidden gems and thanks to our Missouri Life Ambassadors, we found one in each county: 114 of them! Here we explore places in central Missouri that you’ll want to add to your destination wish list.


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.


GLOW ON: Artisans create neon masterpieces

Fossil Forge is one of the premier neon sign makers in the nation. A signature of Fossil Forge’s work is the attention to detail.