25 Famous Landmarks in Missouri for Your Bucket List Story

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Introduction

25 Famous Landmarks in Missouri for Your Bucket List Story

There are numerous famous landmarks in Missouri to see, from the Gateway Arch and fantastic...

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The Lake of the Ozarks

The Lake of the Ozarks is a must-visit Missouri destination if you love spending time...

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Graham Cave State Park

With artifacts dating back 10,000 years, Graham Cave State Park is a time capsule, and...

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City Museum

St. Louis is home to some of the state's most well-known attractions. However, one, in...

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Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Are you planning a trip to Kansas City and want to spend time outside? Going...

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Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

The Civil War marked one of the most critical periods of United States history. The...

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Kansas City might be in the heart of America, but its Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art...

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Elephant Rocks State Park

What do you get when you combine 1.5 billion-year-old geological formations, hiking trails, and the...

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First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

Today, the capital of Missouri is Jefferson City, but that wasn't always the case. From...

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Tower Grove Park

When St. Louis locals want to escape their busy city lives, they head to Tower...

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Scott Joplin House State Historic Site

Scott Joplin may have had a short career as a composer, but it was impactful...

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Washington State Park

Washington State Park is the perfect place for nature lovers. You can spend a day...

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Missouri State Capitol

This Jefferson City landmark might be one of the most important national monuments in Missouri...

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Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

Missouri may have its fair share of national historic landmarks, but Fort Osage still distinguishes...

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Mississippi River

The mighty Mississippi River is the longest river in the United States and one of...

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Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

Not all Missouri state landmarks get the honor of being on the National Register of...

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Missouri Botanical Garden

Once the property of Henry Shaw, the Missouri Botanical Garden was donated to the city...

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The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

Mark Twain is perhaps one of the most famous writers in American history. However, before...

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Gateway Arch National Park

Of all the national landmarks in Missouri, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis is probably...

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General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

If you're fascinated by World War I, this is the national historic landmark for you...

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Silver Dollar City

Amusement park and history lovers alike will want to spend a day at Silver Dollar...

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home & Museum

Fans of the Little House on the Prairie books and television show may be aware...

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Onondaga Cave State Park

Onondaga Cave State Park has only been open to the public as a government-funded service...

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George Washington Carver National Monument

For decades, in pop culture, George Washington Carver was known as "the peanut man." However...

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Christ Church Cathedral

The Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis opened in 1859 and remains an active church...

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Anheuser-Busch Brewery

Founded in 1852, the Anheuser-Busch Brewery is one of America's oldest breweries. It's also part...

Conclusion

In Summary

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