We all need a getaway from time to time, and where you stay makes all the difference. From themed rooms to rustic cabins, these uncommon places to stay may be just what you are looking for.
1. Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale
This rustic-chic lodge complete with both rooms and log cabins, has endless opportunities for a fun, relaxing trip. Ten miles south of Branson, it features a marina, horseback riding, fishing, golfing and trails, on-site restaurants and beautiful views of Table Rock Lake. A must visit, Top of the Rock and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park.
2. Moonrise Hotel, St. Louis
Outer-space themed Moonrise Hotel in St. Louis is the ultimate unique city experience. Located on the popular Delmar Loop, with all it has to offer, the hotel also has a rooftop bar and a really cool rainbow stairway.
3. Stoney Creek Hotel, Columbia
This hotel is another with rustic lodge-type atmosphere including an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, whirlpool and fireplace suites in Columbia.
4. Loganberry Inn, Fulton
For a more intimate experience, this Bed and Breakfast in Fulton was featured in USA Today in 2005 as one of the top 10 places to discover Midwest charm and has hosted such famous former guests as Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Polish President and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Lech Walesa. An added bonus? Pets are welcome!
5. Brinkman Farmstead Bead and Breakfast, Owensville
Stay on a working farm in hayloft room in Owensville and choose one of the Bucket List Getaways which include the options to learn the basics of making cheese, driving a team of horses or staying with and learning from an alpaca owner!
6. Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven, Springfield
Located on historic Route 66 in Springfield, this hotel boasts a 50's theme throughout, outdoor pool and hot tub, as well as a great location!
7. Schoolhouse Bed and Breakfast, Rocheport
This adorable B&B is a former schoolhouse, which was converted in 1988 and is listed on the Natural Register of Historic Places. Located near Katy Trail as well as Les Bourgeois Vineyards and Bistro in Rocheport.
8. Rivercene Bed and Breakfast, New Franklin
A gorgeous mansion in New Franklin, Rivercene was built in the 1800's by Captain B. Kinney. It is located in the heart of the historic Boone's Lick area.
9. The Cheshire, St. Louis
St. Louis' unique hotel includes novelty suites such as the James Bond, India, Romeo & Juliet, Treasure Island, Death on the Nile and Brideshead revisted.
10. The Stone Castle, Branson
If you are headed to Branson, you might want to check out the Stone Castle and one of their 37 themed suites with in-room jacuzzis.
Have you stayed at an interesting or unique place? What are some of your favorites?