November 30, 2009

Tan-tar-a Resort and Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Ha Ha Tonka State Park -
From dark caves to back-country hiking trails to castle ruins perched on a cliff, Ha Ha Tonka State Park is the ideal place for the adventurous.  Ha Ha Tonka is a geological wonderland: sinkholes, caves, huge natural bridge, soaring bluffs and Missouri's twelfth largest spring.

Tan-tar-a Resort -
With a full range of amenities and resort services, Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Mo is a ddestination all its own.  Wilderness, recreation, pampering, dining, work and play - evrything you have in mind is at Tan-tar-a!

November 12, 2009

Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site

It took Waltus Watkins nearly half a century to build his home estate and small community. Included in the 3,600 acres was an elegant home, three-story woolen mill, fruit-drying shed, smokehouse, brick kiln, sawmill, gristmill and acres of well tended orchards and croplands. A brick schoolhouse and church are also in the vicinity.

October 25, 2009

Fall in Arrow Rock, MO.

The entire village of Arrow Rock has been designated a National Historic Landmark recognizing its association with Westward Expansion, the Santa Fe Trail and artist George Caleb Bingham.

September 21, 2009


The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 4525 Oak StreetKansas City, Missouri 64111

Admission to the Museum is FREE for all visitors. There may be a charge for special exhibitions.

General Public Hours: Wed, 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Thurs, Fri, 10 a.m.—9 p.m. Sat, 10 a.m.—5 p.m. Sun, Noon—5 p.m.Closed Mondays & Tuesdays, New Year's Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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Powell Gardens' history dates to 1948, when the land was purchased by George E. Powell, Sr. This 915-acre tract of land has served as a dairy farm, Boy Scout camp, an agricultural and natural resource center, and since 1988, a botanical garden.

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