Missouri Road Trip




Your Missouri road trip is going to pass any previous expectations you had before your vacation.  There are so many exciting things to do in this state it will absolutely blow your mind.  Missouri offers casinos, fantastic Amusement parks, professional sports teams, wineries, tons of great parks, and beautiful downtowns to explore as well.


Downtown City Adventures

Kansas City is perfect for your downtown city adventure and if you can get a great deal on a hotel then you might as well begin planning your road trip immediately.  If your into professional sports then your in luck because you can check out the Kansas City Royals or the NFL's Chiefs.  There are casinos, amazing restaurants, museums, parks, and much more.  Kansas City offers lots of free activities for you to enjoy such as a tour of Boulevard Brewing Co., the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, or taking your kids to the Penguin Park.  Begin planning your Kansas City adventure at this great website.


St. Louis offers loads of great activities for your downtown city adventure.  You'll want to make sure you bring your digital camera because it is the perfect place to have a digital camera safari!  Here are some great places to see and things to do while you are in St. Louis on your Missouri road trip.

Gateway Arch St. Louis Riverfront
St. Louis, MO 63102
Phone: (314) 982-1410
This is the nation's tallest man-made monument and you can ride to the top of this 630 foot super structure.  There are over 4 million visitors to this attraction each year and they can't be wrong!
Forest Park Bounded by I-64, Kingshighway, Lindell & Skinker
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 289-5300
Forest park is 1,300 acres and if your not sure what that really means...it is 500 acres larger than Central Park in New York City.  The park contains the art museum, science center, zoo, a greenhouse, history museum, bike trails, lakes, and so much more.
Anheuser-Busch Co. I-55 & Arsenal St.
St. Louis, MO 63118
Phone: (314) 577-2626
This is a free tour of the brew house, Clydesdale stables, packaging plant, storage cellar, hospitality room, and more!
Missouri Botanical Gardens 4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 577-9400
This is a free tour at your own pace to explore over 79 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens.
The Magic House & Children's Museum 516 S. Kirkwood Rd. (Lindbergh Blvd.)
St. Louis, MO 63122
Phone: (314) 822-8900
Hundreds of great exhibits for you to explore.
Cahokia Mounds Cahokia Mounds is located in Collinsville, Illinois off Interstates 55/70 and 255. Cahokia Mounds is just fifteen minutes east of St. Louis, Missouri. Visit one of the largest prehistoric cities in the world at these ancient Indian Mounds.
Cathedral Basilica Lindell Blvd. at Newstead Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 373-8240
The world's largest collection of mosaic artwork.
Museum of Transportation 3015 Barrett Station Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63122
Phone: (314) 965-7998
Over 300 items on display such as steam engines, cars, busses, streetcars, etc.
Laumeier Sculpture Park 12580 Rott Road
St. Louis, MO 63127
Phone: (314) 821-1209
This park is free and there are over 80 sculptures for you to explore and photograph!
The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts 3716 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 754-1850
Lots of programs and displays for you to explore.
Historic Old Courthouse 11 N. Fourth St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
Phone: (314) 655-1700
Its free to explore and is the scene of the Dred Scott trial.
Gateway Arch Riverboats St. Louis Riverfront
707 N. First St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
Phone: (314) 982-1410
One-hour site seeing cruises available on a daily basis.  This would be an excellent way to round out your downtown city adventure and see the city from a new perspective.


Branson is perfect if your looking for a last minute deal on a hotel room and just want to get away for a weekend.  Although its not nearly as well known as St. Louis or Kansas City there is still plenty to do.  You definitely need to check out the Branson Ball Knocker if you are looking for a quirky road trip activity.  This is a giant 12 foot diameter ball with an inner chamber which is considered the best water ride in the entire world.  Branson offers great amusement parks and tons of great places to explore.

National Parks in Missouri offer you plenty of opportunities to check out some of the most historic buildings and homes in the entire country.  You may also wish to check out the Ozarks if you want to cruise around on a boat and toss in your fishing line for a relaxing afternoon.

Wineries provide a great way to temporarily escape the city and enjoy some of the countries beautiful landscape.  Missouri is lucky to enjoy lots of little rolling hills with tons of sunshine and this provides a long growing season for the grape harvest.  The wineries in this area produce some wines that are uncommon such as Norton, Vignoles, Seyval, and Chambourcin.

Theme Parks

Celebration City is located in Branson and is only one reason to check out that spectacular city.  However, this park has over 30 rides and attractions along with nightly dance parties.  This park somehow leaves you with the feeling with a very positive outlook on life.           

Miner Mike's  in Osage Beach is an indoor family fun center park with fun rides, games, and great food.     

Silver Dollar City is another theme park in Branson and will re-open after 2009.  It is an old west themed park with lots of cool displays and shops to explore.             

Six Flags St. Louis is actually located in Eureka and as always, the Six Flags parks deliver with great thrill rides, attractions, water rides, fantastic food, and great shows.



Worlds of Fun in Kansas City is an amazing park with tons of great rides and attractions to explore.  You will want to check out their great roller coasters including the Boomerang, Detonator, the Mamba, Prowler, and the Timber Wolf.  If you want to get wet then you can venture over towards the Monsoon or the Fury of the Nile rides.       




View Missouri Casinos in a larger map


Major League Baseball (MLB)

Description of image Kansas City Royals

Park: Kauffman Stadium

Address: One Royal Way, Kansas City, Missouri

Phone: 816-921-8000




Description of image St. Louis Cardinals

Park: Busch Stadium

Address: 700 Clark Street, St. Louis, Missouri

Phone: 314-345-9600

Professional Football (NFL)


Description of image St. Louis Rams

Stadium: Edward Jones Dome

Address: 701 N Broadway, St. Louis, Missouri

Phone: 314-425-8830



Description of image Kansas City Chiefs

Stadium: Arrowhead Stadium

Address: 1 Arrowhead Dr, Kansas City, Missouri

Phone: 816-920-9300



Professional Hockey (NHL)



Description of image St. Louis Blues

Hockey Rink: 19 Steve Yzerman Drive 

Address: 1401 Clark Ave, St. Louis, Missouri             




Description of image


Race Track: Kansas Speedway

Address: 400 Speedway Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas                      

Phone: 913-328-RACE



  • Moonshine Beach, Stone County


    St. Louis Kansas City




Begin planning your Missouri road trip