Planning a trip or a fun staycation? Our annual Travel Guide highlights the best places that aren’t far from home.
Get Out of Town
Take an adventure like no other to St. Louis Union Station this summer. Discover the St. Louis Aquarium with over 13,000 animals and an immersive experience guaranteed to get your hands wet. Ride the St. Louis Wheel, swing from the Ropes Course, get lost in the AMAZEing Mirror Maze and more. St. Louis Union Station is also home to the AAA Four Diamond Curio Collection Hotel. See Where It Takes You.
When you visit Springfield, MO, ask a local! We know the best places to have a “hair-raising” good time! (See what we did there?) We love our city and know the best places to eat, drink and play! So come see us in Springfield! We’ll show you around.
Bike the Katy Trail and experience Missouri’s heartland in JCMO! Safely cross the “Big Muddy” to admire views of the stunning Capitol Complex. Make sure to book a tour at our historic attractions and conclude your visit by shopping and dining in the city’s charming downtown.
Stay and Play
Nestled between the Power & Light District and River Market, 21c Museum Hotel hosts a free contemporary art museum and the historic Savoy restaurant. Explore the museum or venture down the block to hop on the Street Car. When you return, grab dinner and drinks at The Savoy and then head upstairs where your luxury king room awaits.
No boat, no problem! You can spend the day on a private lake learning to wakeboard or take your skills in watersports to the next level with challenging rails, ramps and sliders. Families can enjoy a shaded beach, while others may want to take in the tiki bar and Surf Shop. There is something for everyone. Rental equipment is available.
Home to more than 1,700 animals stretched across 202 acres, the Kansas City Zoo has been a standout way for families to enjoy the outdoors for more than 100 years. Thanks to continuous improvements and major openings around the corner, there’s always a new adventure at the Zoo. Coming this summer, alligators!