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Missouri’s Spring Festivals in Full Bloom

Photo of Art in the Park, Columbia

Jefferson City, Mo. – Winter’s chill is gone. The sky seems bluer and the landscape is beginning to burst with color. It can mean only one thing: spring has sprung and it’s time to get outside and Enjoy the Show that is Missouri! No matter your preference, there’s a Missouri festival right up your alley. Culture? Thrills and spills? History? ... Read More »

Missouri Caves: A Cool Adventure

Photo of Meramec Caverns, Stanton

Jefferson City, Mo. – Absolute darkness! That’s what you find in a cave. No matter how long you stare into the void, your eyes can never adjust to cave darkness; it will always be, well—dark. Exploring a cave sound exciting? Make no mistake; caves can be exhilarating, entertaining and educational. The Show-Me State is home to more than 6,400 recorded ... Read More »

Explore Civil War History in Missouri

Photo of Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

Jefferson City, Mo. – Although  2015 marks the final year of Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration activities, Missouri offers opportunities to connect with this historic part of our nation’s past today, tomorrow and into the future. The first Battle of Bull Run in Virginia, July 21, 1861, was the first major battle of the Civil War. It was followed in rapid ... Read More »

Hollywood Mentors Focus on Missouri Stories

Mentor Philip LaZebnik (left) gives script notes to Missouri Stories Fellow Peter Hanrahan

Jefferson City, Mo. – A 1950s turf battle along the Mississippi River, a church conspiracy and outlaw Jesse James played prominent roles in the winning entries for the inaugural Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship. Sponsored by the Missouri Film Office, Missouri Division of Tourism and Missouri Motion Media Association, the competition yielded more than 50 entries from writers around the U.S. ... Read More »

Spring Means Musical Theater in Missouri

Jefferson City, Mo.–Groundhog and Valentine’s Days are behind us. Soon the sounds of spring will burst to life: a chorus of peepers filling the night, mating calls of native and Neotropical migrant birds echoing through the trees and human voices lifting in song, calling us to another season of musical theatre in the Show-Me State. Spring is such a perfect ... Read More »

Luxury Tour of the Lower Missouri River Valley

The painting “Norton” by Bryan Haynes is featured on the cover of the brochure for the luxury tour of the lower Missouri River Valley.

By Tom Uhlenbrock Jefferson City, Mo. – From the redesigned grounds of the Gateway Arch to the historic cellars of wine country, Dan Burkhardt has put together a five-day tour that shows off the best of St. Louis and the last 100 miles of the lower Missouri River Valley. The tour will begin at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. ... Read More »

Missouri Division of Tourism Honors Industry Leaders

Jefferson City, Mo. – One of Missouri’s most successful and well-known entrepreneurs was among eight award recipients recently recognized for contributions to the state’s tourism industry. During an awards gala at the 46th Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism, the Missouri Tourism Commission and Missouri Division of Tourism (MDT) inducted John L. “Johnny” Morris, the founder of Bass Pro Shops, into ... Read More »

Scare up Halloween Fun in Missouri

Port Cape Girardeau Restaurant, Cape Girardeau

Jefferson City, Mo. – It’s haunting season and there’s a chill in the night air, which is appropriate, since the ghosts and ghouls at Missouri attractions are waiting to send a chill down your spine. From tours through famous mansions to abandoned prisons, you’re bound to have a frightening fun time at haunted locations around the Show-Me State. Here are ... Read More »

Missouri Division of Tourism Joins Travel South USA

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Contact: Stephen Foutes, Missouri Division of Tourism Communications Director 573-751-3208 Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri Division of Tourism recently announced that it has joined Travel South USA, the largest and oldest regional tourism-marketing alliance in the country. Missouri is the 12th member of Travel South USA, which in 2015 celebrates its 50th year of marketing member states as tourism ... Read More »

Missouri Wineries Offer Scenic Views

Jefferson City, Mo. – Missouri is becoming more and more renowned for its world-class wines and wineries that offer a calming escape from the hum-drum. Many of our wineries command splendid, panoramic views. It’s hard to report how many wineries call Missouri home since the number grows almost monthly. Suffice to say, more than 125 at last count. Overwhelmed with ... Read More »

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