"The Show Me State" Missouri
Missouri is a wonderful place to spend your next vacation. Why not get a Missouri charter bus and head on over to this busy state. They have all kinds of activities and events year round for you to enjoy. The best part about taking a charter bus is no driving and you can even sleep on the way. That way you will be rested up to enjoy all the excitement Missouri has to offer.
If you enjoy camping and the outdoors, visit one of Missouri's many State Parks. One of the most popular outdoor parks is Big Lake State Park. Located half way between Kansas City and Omaha, Big Lake State Park offers camping, fishing, boating, a swimming pool, and picnic areas. The 17,441-acre Lake of the Ozarks State Park offers trails for hikers, backpackers, equestrians, and bicyclists. If you like the water better, use one of the two beaches or rent a boat to enjoy the lake. Lake of the Ozarks State Parks offers 230 shaded camping sites or cabins for your lodging pleasures. Prairie State Park encompasses Missouri's largest remaining tallgrass prairie at 4,000 acres. Enjoy the solitude and relaxing atmosphere of Prairie State Park year round. In the spring and fall you can enjoy an array of color mixed with the green tallgrass.
If you are history buff, visit one of Missouri's historic sites. You can visit the Harry S. Truman Birthplace State Historic Site, in Lamar, where the only President from Missouri was born. At the Missouri State Capitol, in Jefferson City, tours of the 500,000 square-foot building are available Monday through Saturday every hour. Visit the Confederate Memorial State Historical Site to revisit the Civil War. Here you will find former home building, the 106 year-old chapel, and the historic cemetery. There is also a 135-acre memorial park where you can fish at the lake or picnic under one of the shade trees.
If you charter bus include all your family, visit one of the many amusement parks or center in Missouri. Big Shot Amusement Park in Linn Creek, offers family fun including four go-kart tracks, bumper cars, miniature golf, an arcade, batting cages, paint ball, and a cafe for a break from all the excitement. Also in Linn Creek is Big Surf Water Park. Located on 27 acres, Big Surf Water Park has waterfalls, wave pools, and even water pools for babies and toddlers. You can also enjoy the gardens and take a break to eat at one of the many eateries. Cameron Recreation Park, in Cameron Missouri, offers sand volleyball, a wading pool, a swimming pool, tennis courts, a playground, and picnic areas. If one of your children is a skateboard enthusiast take them to Donald L. Bond Skateboard Park in Florissant.
Missouri also has a variety of caves to explore. In Sullivan, visit Fisher Cave, where you can see 30-foot tall calcite deposits, a variety of cave scenes, or visit the park where you can enjoy camping, trails, and picnics. Meramec Caverns in Stanton is a seven story natural wonder. Here in the Meramec Caverns are restaurants, a gift shop, canoes, boat rides, and a candy store. One of the most scenic cave tours open year round is at Bridal Cave located in Camdenton. Nearby in Versailles you can find Jacob's cave. Here evidence of six ice ages and three earthquakes can be seen. The cave remains at 53 degrees and has many reflective pools and ceiling sponge work.
If you are a wine connoisseur visit one of the many vineyards and wineries. Heinrichshaus Vineyard and Winery in St. James, Missouri has been in production for over twenty years. Hemman Winery in Brazeau, is one of Missouri's newest wineries. It specializes in sweet and semi-sweet wines. In Branson, Missouri, is one of Missouri's most popular wineries, Stone Hill Winery. Tourists can enjoy one hour of wine tasting and are invited to watch the process of making the wine. Here you will find your most favorite wines.
Enjoy Missouri's culture and many activities during your stay. Your Missouri charter bus experience will not be disappointing.