Missouri Hick Bar-B-Q near Cuba in Missouri: Tasty Platters of Meat Await

    12/11/15 •

    …recommend Missouri Hick! Cuba is where State Highway 19 meets I-44 (Exit 208) in east-central Missouri, about 75 miles southwest of downtown St. Louis. Missouri Hick (913 E. Washington St.; 1-573-885-6791) is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Sunday; open an hour later on Friday through Saturday and closed Monday….

    Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Missouri: Hikes Include Bridges, Tunnels, Caverns, and Sinkholes

    10/31/19 •

    …only the walls remain. You can hike or drive to the ruins, where the view of the lake and spring is breathtaking. A visit here is truly a memorable experience! Ha Ha Tonka State Park is in south-central Missouri, south of U.S. Highway 54 and Lake of the Ozarks and 30 miles north of Lebanon….

    American National Fish and Wildlife Museum in Springfield, Missouri

    5/21/20 •

    The American National Fish and Wildlife Museum was the main reason we decided to take a short vacation to Springfield, Missouri. This impressive attraction is as fun as it is educational. We couldn’t believe the wide range of interactive exhibits packed into two floors, including a large aquarium… a walk through a forest… a bobcat…

    Missouri's DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge: 200,000 Artifacts on Display

    11/02/16 •

    The cargo of the sunken paddle-wheel steamboat Bertrand, on display at the DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge near Missouri Valley, Iowa, provides a fascinating snapshot of life in the steamboat era. The Bertrand sank 20 miles north of Omaha, Nebraska on April 1, 1865, while heading up the Missouri River to newly discovered gold fields in…

    Clark County Mule Festival in Missouri: Mule Polo Does Indeed Exist

    8/02/18 •

    Festivals don’t come much funnier than the Clark County Mule Festival outside tiny Kahoka, Missouri. Organizers entice the notoriously stubborn critters to compete in any number of games and contests, like mule polo, musical tires and the famous pantyhose, coon hunter and Dolly Parton races! You can bring your own horse or mule to join…

    Visiting Southern Missouri – What Is There to See? (1)

    3/28/18 •

    Some people only know Missouri for two cities — St. Louis and Kansas City. Yet there is a lot more to Missouri than those two places. The southern section of the state has many attractions, both with interesting towns, and stunning natural sights. Here’s a look at some of what the southern part of Missouri