Discover Southeast Missouri’s Hidden Gems

We searched every corner of Missouri for hidden gems—fascinating but sometimes overlooked places that are worth the drive. Where will this southeast Missouri hidden gems road trip, with places suggested by Missouri Life ambassadors, take you?

Washington County Courthouse Potosi Missouri

August 21, 1813

Washington County—whose largest city is Potosi—was established. The county has more than 10 times the population it did then, with a population topping more than 25,000.