St. Joseph: More than just a stop on the Pony Express

St. Joseph is home to iconic places, including Jesse James’s home, the Pony Express birthplace, and the Kansas City Chiefs’ training camp. History flows through this town where museums tell the stories of this westward jumping-off point and where new stories are beginning.


Graham Cave State Park in Missouri

Hiking Graham Cave State Park

Head over to Graham Cave State Park to walk in the footsteps of early Missourians.


Kansas City International Airport

November 21, 1972

Built at a cost of $250 million, Kansas City International Airport opens, featuring an innovative "Drive to Your Gate" design.


Monument marking the Santa Fe Trail at Franklin, Missouri.

Missouri Stories from the Santa Fe Trail

A seventh cousin of Kit Carson tells stories of the people on the Santa Fe Trail, which started in our state.


Quaint Kimmswick

An estate, a wrought-iron bridge, and mile-high apple pie are popular here.


City Scout: Kansas City

A new hotel, restaurant, and brewery comes to KC. Plus, art exhibits you don't want to miss.