Beat the heat this summer in Jefferson City

Ready to beat the heat this summer? Visit Jefferson City to cool down with evening concerts, slippery mud pits and hair-tousling carnival rides!


Why this infamous Midwest prison should be on your bucket list

Voted the #1 Thing to Do in Jefferson City and recipient of the 2022 Travelers’ Choice on TripAdvisor, the Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP) is worth exploring in Missouri’s capital city. It was named the “Bloodiest 47 Acres in America” in 1967 by Time magazine and is a beloved treasure to history buffs and thrill-seekers alike. Guests walk through once-overcrowded housing units and the gas chamber where 40 inmates took their final breath. See why a trip to this infamous prison should be on your bucket list!


Paint, pottery and a scent experience: Find your next art project in Jefferson City!

Paint, pottery and a scent experience: Find your next art project in Jefferson City!


Benton County, Missouri Offers Small-Town Hospitality and Big Outdoor Adventures

It’s safe to say that most of us are thrilled for warmer weather, to breathe in the fresh air, witness the greening of nature, undertake an outdoor adventure, and relax afterward with a cold drink and breathtaking views. Located in central Missouri and a close drive from Springfield, Kansas City and St. Louis, Benton County is tailor-made for such pursuits - and much more.


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Visit Sikeston for unique fun this spring

Sikeston, Missouri, knows how to have fun, and the annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Home Brew Competition at American Legion Park on March 11 more than fits the expectation.


Dutch Country General Store mural honors agricultural heritage and veterans

Have you seen the newest mural at Hannibal's Dutch Country General Store? As a group of WW2 airplanes soars over the country landscape, can you make out Old Glory’s stars and stripes reaching out onto the horizon?


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 remember for the rest of their lives.


If Trees Could Talk

Superior Garden Center and Rost Landscaping prepare for the fall digging and planting season.