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Missouri Tourism Places

Missouri Tourism Places

Missouri is one of the top tourist destinations in America. Off late it has been attracting many tourists from around the world. There are many beautiful places where you can rest your back and check out the historic monuments and parks. The state is generally divided into two parts the St. Louis part and the Kansas City part. You will find interesting places to visit every day when you are in this state. From the historic constructions to the modern miracles you get to witness everything here. The Saint Louis Arch is one of the contemporary constructions which visited by millions of tourists every year. To help you out in your trip to Missouri, here is a list of the top ten tourist places in Missouri.

Top 10 Missouri Tourism Places

To help you out on your tourism spots here are the various locations which you can check out in Missouri. There are plenty of natural and manmade attractions which you can go to. It is also known for its historic monuments which attract large number of tourists every year.

Wine Country Gardens

you want to spend a quite day from the busy city life then this is the place you want to be. This is an amazing place to sit and have wine with your loved ones and enjoy the pleasant climate. It is in the St. Louis city. The exact location of the destination is 45 minutes from the city. The garden is about 42 acre large and is filled with flowers and trees.

Winston Churchill Memorial

Winston Churchill memorial and library is another place where you would not mind spending a day. The place is filled with historic books and facts. The library is well known for its books and ancient literature. This memorial is located in Fulton. The entrance of the library is decorated with a huge statue of Winston Churchill.

Hermann

This is another small town of Missouri which is filled with charismatic climate and hospitable people. It is well known for its bed and breakfast type hotels. The old world charm also extends into the wine they serve here. The wine of this small town is very famous. Over the time it has become the home for many festivals and event of Missouri.

The Butterfly House

For all those who love nature you have to visit this place. The butterfly house has over 2000 species of butterflies. This park is completely dedicated to these colorful insects. Breeding and conservation of this insect is done her. You can also take your camera and try out your photographic skills while visiting this park.

Date Opened September 18, 1998
Location Chesterfield, Missouri, Missouri
Coordinates 38°39′53″N 90°32′34″W / 38.664625°N 90.542832°W
Number of Animals 2000
Number of Species 80
Memberships AZA
Website http://www.butterflyhouse.org/default.aspx

Harry Truman Library

It is not just a library but also an amazing museum. Harry Truman library is in Independence. The museum and library is dedicated to the late president Harry Truman. You also have educational programs which are undertaken in this place.

St. Joseph

The place where the real wild West took birth. St. Joseph is one of the favorite cities of tourist in Missouri. This place is a historic place altogether as there are 13 museums and around 50 buildings which are registered as historic places. You can witness the place where Pony Express started.

Alley Springs

It is a calm quite town where you can camp and swim in the fresh water springs. There are lots of woods in which you can go for some outdoor activities. Trekking and rock climbing are some of the common activities which the locals do here. It is also an amazing place for you to have some beautiful pictures.

Hannibal

This is the home town of Mark Twain. This town is mostly dominated with places where Mark Twain has gone. The best place where children can have fun is Hannibal. You can take your children to Mark Twain cave, the place where he spent his boyhood and various other museums which are dedicated to him. You can also enjoy a smooth ride in the boat in the Mississippi river.

Precious Moments Park

Carthage is the host of Precious Moments Park. It was a small exhibition of figures which later turned into a major tourist attraction. Initially it all started with a chapel and a studio. Now entrance gate has been added and to increase the comfort of the visitor a shuttle bus is provided to pick up and drop.

Type Corporation
Industry Giftware
Headquarters Rolling Meadows, Illinois; Carthage, Missouri
Key People Jon Butcher (Chairman)
Website www.preciousmoments.com

Clarksville

The city goes way back to 1817. Today the streets and the roads are helping the town to attract tourists. The city is built right on the bank of the river Mississippi. It has many small gift shops and novelties.

Clarksville Country United States
Clarksville State Missouri
Clarksville County Pike
Clarksville Area
 - Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 - Water 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Clarksville Elevation 466 ft (142 m)
Clarksville Population (2000)
 - Total 490
 - Density 1,060.2/sq mi (409.3/km2)
Clarksville Time Zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Clarksville ZIP Code 63336
Clarksville Area Code(s) 573
FIPS Code 29-14194
GNIS Feature ID 0729459

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