Plan your trip to Missouri
Missouri is steeped with rich American history that is sure to interest not only the history buffs of the world. Fans of Mark Twain can visit the quiet town of Hannibal, Missouri, where the famous writer lived, and learn all about his life and the popular characters from Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Explore the Mark Twain home and even the caves from his books! Or, you can relive history by stopping at one of the many Civil War events and exhibits such as the Civil War Monument - The Dennis Brothers. Not to mention, you can visit the home of Jesse James, an American outlaw, or learn about Missouri-born President Harry S. Truman, at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. With so much to see and do, you might have to extend your vacation to experience all that this historic state has to offer!
Featured Historical Resorts and Lodges in Missouri
Family-owned and run for more than 50 years, Bass Point Resort manifests a different sense of history. As a lakeside resort for generations, Bass Point provides a scenic, comfortable, and fun environment that makes families return year after year. Come stay at Bass Point Resort on Lake of the Ozarks and maybe your family can start a summer...
Lake of the Ozarks is a man-made lake create in 1931, and at the time, was the largest man-made lake in the United States. Today, it's a popular vacation spot and is known as the "Midwest Coast." Come and discover the rich story of the area when you relax and stay at Mallard Point Resort!
Lakeview has been owned and operated by the Drake family since 1946. For a great step in time, book one of the two original cottages still remaining, Sparrows Nest or Robins Nest. You'll find some the original knotty pine and the interiors are detailed in a wilderness theme to make you feel like you're staying in the great outdoors. Some units are...
Stay at Tan-Tar-A Resort, and explore the fascinating history of the surrounding area. One of the major areas to see is the Wilmore Lodge and Bagdell Dam History Museum. The Dam was built in the 1920s and was the largest and last privately financed Dam built in the United States. Come and see what 30 million dollars can build you!
The Branson area is full of rich history, discover it all when you stay at Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark. Whether you want to learn the backstory of some of the famous shows, or simply walk the streets and discover the time honored shops, Branson offers historic appeal, with modern comfort.
Branson has history on full display! Stop by the Titanic Museum Attraction, which showcases artifacts from the Titanic and celebrates the lives of the heroes lost when the great ship sunk. Reminisce about your childhood at the World's Largest Toy Museum, which features both antique and modern toys!
Missouri Top List Picks
In the early 1930s, the Bagnell Dam was built to create a source of hydroelectric power, and as a result, the Lake of the Ozarks was formed. Today, Lake of the Ozarks is a popular Missouri treasure... more
Take a Branson ride. Break through the mirrored lake surface with a White River-reminiscent boat cruise. Visit the ship-shaped Titanic museum, hosting the largest display of Titanic artifacts... more