Missouri October 07, 2017
13 Things To Do In Missouri When You Thought You’ve Done Everything
I am sure you’ve heard someone say it, “There is nothing to do in Missouri.” Well, folks here is an awesome list of things to do when you think you’ve tried it all! There are so many great small attractions and unique activities across the state. So when you’re feeling bored or think there is nothing to do in the Show Me State, pull out this list and start check a few off.
1. Take a carriage ride through wine country.
If you're looking for a fun and unique way to safely visit Missouri wine country, you'll want to check out the Wine Country Wagon Ride. This 3.5 hour wagon ride through rural Gasconade county actually encourages drinking and riding! You'll love this trip and the complementary tasting at While Mule Winery.
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2. Visit the tigers.
Get up-close and personal with exotic animals like lions, tigers, and lemurs at The National Tiger Sanctuary. The sanctuary is a non-profit, animal rescue organization that works to promote public education and awarness about exotic animals. There are multiple guided tours offered that can provide many different experiences for visitors. For more information read the full article
3. Spend the night in a yurt.
While many people have camped in tents or cabins, few people can claim to have slept in a yurt. These yurts at Lake of the Ozarks State Park are perfect for a novice camper or an avid camper looking for a new experience. For more information read the full article
4. Take a gondola ride.
A gondola ride through Kansas City is perfect for a romantic night out. However, this special boat ride is only available during warmer weather. Book soon if you'd like to glide through the water before winter. For more information read the full article
5. Try some freshly pressed apple cider.
Dunn's Cider has been a tradition for many Kansas City area families for decades. They are now open for 41st season so you can get your fix on their freshly pressed cider. For more information read the full article
6. Learn to ride a Segway.
Segways are super unique and there aren't many opportunities to ride one in Missouri. This Segway track in Branson is closed off to traffic so you can learn in a totally safe environment. Your whole family will love this unique experience. For more information read the full article
7. Climb to the top of a century old water tower.
Do you want to see St. Louis from a whole new vantage point? Take a trip to the top of the tower for amazing panoramic views of the city. In addition to hitting your steps you'll get a great history lesson. For more information read the full article
8. Tour a haunted theater.
The Fox Theater is one of Missouri's most notable theaters. It is also one of Missouri's most haunted establishments. Each October they open their doors for special ghosts tours. Be sure to get tickets in advance if you're interested in these special tours because tickets go quickly. For more information read the full article
9. Visit the cave of orchids.
Underground in a nondescript warehouse is a huge shop full of stunning orchids. Find Bird's Botanicals in Kansas City and take home on of these exotic blooms. This cave is every flower lover's paradise! For more information read the full article
10. Take a ride on a hidden roller coaster.
Take a scenic ride through the trees on this hidden roller coaster. At Branson Mountain Adventure Park you can take this personal coaster ride and control your own speed as you zoom over the hilly terrain. You'll love this natural thrill park! For more information read the full article
11. Tour a chocolate factory.
If you love chocolate then you're sure to love this tour of the Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Factory in St. Louis. Watch workers prepare gourmet chocolate treats on the line. Be sure to try the samples and take some treats home for a post-tour snack. For more information read the full article
12. Take the wine trolley tour.
Hermann is one of the best small towns for a weekend full of fun. Visit one of Hermann;s many wineries but arrive safely and in style on the Hermann Trolley. Hitch a ride to all your favorite wineries and have them drop you off at your hotel at the end of the night. For more information read the full article
13. Visit this replica town off Route 66.
Read Oak II is one of the most unique towns in the Show Me State. Artist Lowell Davis has created this new town from buildings and homes that he has transplanted and repaired on his large tract of land. This small town is modeled after the pre-war era Red Oak, Missouri where Davis' was raised. Take a stroll down memory lane and visit Red Oak II. For more information read the full article
Did you know about all of these 13 Missouri attractions and activities? Which one are you most interested to try? Let us know in the comments below!
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