From Southern Utah to the Panhandle in Idaho, Courtnie Erickson has lived in what she believes are the best (and the most beautiful!) areas in the country. She graduated with a journalism degree from Utah State University and has more than 15 years of professional writing experience. You’ll likely see her with a Dr. Pepper in her hand and a pair of running shoes on her feet. Courtnie is a writer and editor at OnlyInYourState.
While there are many things to love about the Show Me State, it doesn’t get any better than waterfalls, local wineries, and road trips. So, we sat down and combined all three! For an adventure that you are going to remember for years to come, embark on this multi-day road trip to some of the best waterfalls and local wineries in Missouri. We will take you from one end of the state to the other and to several Missouri destinations that you can cross right off of your bucket list.
This road trip in Missouri takes you approximately 870 miles and requires nearly 16 hours of drive time. You will want to plan for multiple days to complete this trip in its entirety, but we’ve got you covered. We’ve listed several conveniently located Best Western Hotels in Missouri along the way. Gas up the car, grab some snacks, and make sure your camera is ready to go — we are going on an adventure!
What do you think of our wineries and waterfalls road trip in Missouri? Are there any stops you would add to this itinerary? If so, let us and your fellow travelers know in the comments! And, during any of your travels or additional road trip adventures, make sure to book a stay at the closest Best Western property to you!