Shop, Dine & See: 3 FunThings To Do In Missouri

Shop, Dine & See: 3 FunThings To Do In Missouri

Missouri Select Registry – April 18, 2016

Planning a trip to Missouri? You'll get to see firsthand why it’s called the “Show-Me” state. From spectacular shopping to breathtaking scenery to touristy things you just can't miss, Missouri will show you a good time!

If you'd like to shop, dine, or see something exceptional, here are 3 fun things to do in Missouri!


1. Shop Until You Drop At The Country Club Plaza In Kansas City

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Explore 15 blocks of endless possibilities.

Dine, play, shop and more at the famous Country Club Plaza! There's always something going on at this spectacular shopping center. If you're in need of some retail therapy, it features over 800,000 square feet of shops!


All year long, fun events also take place at the Country Club Plaza. Attend a film or music festival, bring your dog to its pet-friendly events, or participate in one of its trolley runs!


Where To Stay: Southmoreland on the Plaza - An Urban Inn in Kansas City, Missouri


Less than 2 blocks from the Country Club Plaza, the Southmoreland on the Plaza is an ideal spot to stay when you visit Kansas City! This Kansas City bed and breakfast offers you a New England ambiance in Missouri.


Each morning, you'll start your day with an impressive gourmet breakfast! From its perfect location to its delicious breakfast, everything about your experience at Southmoreland on the Plaza will be extraordinary.



2. Enjoy A Delicious Sandwich At The Les Bourgeois A-Frame In Rocheport

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Dine on great food in a scenic outdoor area.

Known for its delicious sandwiches and beautiful location, the Les Bourgeois A-Frame is a must when you visit Missouri! Open seasonally, from April to October and on the weekends in March and November, this scenic outdoor picnic spot has lovely views of the Missouri River.


Owned by the Les Bourgeois Vineyards, the A-Frame offers guests great wine and a small, but delicious menu! Enjoy items like a Cuban Sandwich, a Cheese Basket, or a Hummus Basket.


Where To Stay: Yates House Bed and Breakfast in Rocheport, Missouri


Under five minutes from the Les Bourgeois A-Frame is the relaxing Yates House Bed and Breakfast! This Rocheport bed and breakfast is perfect for romantic getaways.


Its large guestrooms feature luxurious amenities like jetted tubs and fireplaces! Each morning, the Yates House serves a delicious, locally sourced gourmet breakfast. For a more intimate dining experience, you're welcome to enjoy breakfast in your room.



3. Be Amazed By The Gateway Arch In St. Louis

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You can't visit St. Louis without seeing this iconic monument.

Did you know the Gateway Arch is the tallest man-made monument in the country? Standing at 630 feet high, the arch is truly an architectural wonder that pays tribute to the city's role when early settlers journeyed out west!


If you aren't afraid of heights, embark on an exciting trip to the top in an enclosed tram. Once you're at the top of the Gateway Arch, you'll be able to see 30 miles in every direction on a clear day!


Where To Stay: Fleur-de-Lys Mansion in St. Louis, Missouri


Less than 10 minutes from the Gateway Arch is the grand Fleur-de-Lys Mansion! This elegant Tudor Revival mansion dates back to the early 1900s. When you stay at the Fleur-de-Lys Mansion, you'll experience luxury on an impressive level.


After a busy day of sightseeing, relax in a terry-lined robe or take a dip in the mansion's hot tub! Then retire to your room for a good night's rest on the mansion's cloud-like beds and lavender-scented linens.



What would you like to do first? Do you have anything you'd like to add to our list of things to do in Missouri?