Missouri July 17, 2017
10 Out Of This World Summer Day Trips To Take In Missouri
The best part about living in Missouri is getting all four amazing seasons. Summer is one of the best seasons to take trips and spend some extra time doing the things you love. Here are 10 different activities and attractions across Missouri that are worth the trip. Plan your next vacation day and visit one of these out of this world summer day trips.
1. Float down the Meramec River.
Every summer requires a float trip down one of Missouri's many rivers. The Meramec is one of Missouri's more popular floating destinations. For more information, read the full article
2. Stroll through the gardens.
The Shelter Gardens in Columbia is a beautiful,
tucked away oasis in the middle of town. Enjoy the beautiful grounds and check out the old school house that was moved to the site. For more information, read the full article
3. Ride in style to the vineyards of Hermann.
Hermann is known for their amazing wineries and unique German heritage. Take a day trip to Hermann and board the tolley to your favorite vineyard or restaurant. For more information, read the full article
4. Hike under theses giant rock formations.
At Elephant Rocks State Park you can hike among Missouri's oldest rock formations.
These huge rocks are perfect for catching some shade after a long hike. For more information, read the full article
5. Have drinks on a swanky rooftop restaurant and lounge.
Take advantage of the warm summer evenings and grab drinks on the patio of The Roof. The restaurant is located on the top floor of The Broadway Hotel and provides stunning views of downtown Coumbia. For more information, read the full article
6. Visit This State Park for a shaded hike with plenty of places to cool off.
Pickle Springs Nature Area is 180 acres of enchanting forest. This day trip is perfect for those who love nature or love to hike. For more information, read the full article
7. Get outdoors to experience some oversized artworks.
Laumeier Sculpture Par is a beautiful park tucked behind office buildings in St. Louis County. This little art oasis is great for interacting with art and nature. For more information, read the full article
8. Cool off with a day at the beach.
Smithville Lake, located just north of Kansas City has not one but two awesome sand beaches. Spend a day boating, golfing, swimming, or enjoying nature at Smithville lake For more information and directions to the beaches, read the full article
9. Spend the day in Missouri's oldest town with endless attractions.
The tiny town of Ste Genevieve is Missouri's oldest settlement. This old trading town is now full of history, vineyards, amazing restaurants, shopping,
and more. For more information, read the full article
10. Celebrate summer with a visit to this unique home-made ice cream shop.
If you're looking for a one of a kind ice cream shop, look no further than Sparky's in Columbia. Try refreshing flavor combinations like lavender honey or get adventurous and go for a boozy shake. For more information, read the full article
Have you been to any of the attractions on this list? Tell us about your experiences in the comments below.
If your need more ideas for summer fun check out these
12 things you must do under the summer sun in Missouri.