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Historical - Resorts and Lodges in 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!
The history at Basswood Country Resort is as deep as it is evident. The resort's "Celebrity House" celebrates luminaries who have stayed here, including Bing Crosby, Harry Truman and Rudy Vallee. Many of the suites bear the names of previous owners or highlight local sports teams and personalities.
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 your family can start a summer tradition like...
Lakeview has been owned and operated by the Drake family since 1946. For a great step back 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 right outside. 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 that you will discover and learn more about when you stay at Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark. Whether you want to learn the backstory to some of the region's most famous shows, or simply walk the streets and discover the time honored shops, Branson offers historic appeal with modern comfort.
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