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* Whether you are looking for a scenic view from up high, or down low, Illinois has it all and can be a perfect destination for your next family vacation.
* From the mountains, to the desert, to the Pacific coast, California is a great West Coast state and a very popular destination for your vacation with the kids.....
* New York State is a dazzling family vacation destination with world-class attractions and unique destinations....
On vacation with kids to: Missouri, USA.
The State of Missouri is located in the Midwestern United States and bordered by eight states
Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska.
Missouri was originally purchased from France as part of the Louisiana Purchase. It is a state with both Midwestern and Southern cultural influences. The state is named after the Missouri Siouan Indian tribe ouemessourita. The confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers is located in Missouri. When you come to Missouri you’ll experience the greatest 'highs' and 'lows' the US has to offer!
The low - Missouri is famous as 'The Cave State' with over 5000 underground caves , some even with scuba diving, others with guided tours.
The High - visit St. Louis and travel to the top of the Gateway Arch, the tallest manmade monument in America.
Missouri has a lot to offer for your vacation with the kids. If you enjoy playing in the many rivers, creeks and lakes, then Lake Ozark is the place to be for your family vacation. Or visit the Ozark Mountains, here you'll find entertainment for the whole family as well. You’ll find 40 theatres, three theme parks, three lakes, and 12 golf courses, all nested in the Ozark Mountains.
The cities of Missouri offer a multitude of diversions for your family, there are professional sports, amusement parks, music events and much more to occupy you. Missouri is the home to gorgeous nature, and much relaxation and recreation and therefore a great destination for a vacation with your kids.
Popular cities and towns in Missouri:
Some of the major and most popular cities and towns in Missouri are: Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield, Independence, Columbia, Lee's Summit, Saint Joseph and Branson.
Missouri offers lots of accommodations suited for your vacation with the kids.
You can take a look at the accommodations section to find out what to look for in a accommodation suited for your children. Missouri vacations: almost everything in Missouri is family-friendly! In Missouri you'll find lodging accommodations ranging from family friendly bed and breakfasts to secluded cabins to lakeside resorts to exclusive family friendly hotels. Why not check out one of the campgrounds Missouri has to offer. Or why not choose a vacation rental, from lakeside cottages to cozy mountain cabins to city apartments, there are lots of family friendly Missouri vacation rentals that will meet all your needs. As you can see Missouri has a variety of accommodations that are well suited for your vacation with the kids.
In Missouri you'll find lots of activities for you and your kids. Lets start with:
boating, fishing, camping, parasailing, water-skiing, caving, bungee jumping, theatres, amusement parks,
music events, nightlife, tubing, biking, hiking, and golfing… the list is endless.
Missouri Amusement and Theme Parks:
BigShot Amusement Park
Route 66 Carousel Park
Silver Dollar City
Six Flags Saint Louis
Worlds of Fun
Missouri Waterparks and waterfun:
Oceans of Fun
Dickerson Park Zoo
Kansas City Zoo
Saint Louis Zoo
Other Missouri attractions:
Jesse James Farm and Museum in Liberty
Missouri Botanical Garden
Old Cathedral in St. Louis
Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis
Scott Joplin State Historic Site
Molly Brown Birthplace and Museum
Athens State Historic Site
Big Spring near Van Buren
Higgerson School in New Madrid
1889 squirrel cage rotary jail in Gallatin
Historic Arrow Rock Tavern
Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum and Home in Mansfield
Boyhood home of General John J. Pershing in Laclede
More vacation destinations....
More usefull websites:
Missouri Official State Information Website
Missouri Division of Tourism