Welcome to our selection of holiday rentals in Missouri.
The land of Mark Twain, it is illegal to sit on a curb in Missouri and drink beer from a bucket. Neither can you throw hard object by hand here. Missouri is also known as the ‘Show Me State’ and was the place of more than a 1,000 battles during the Civil War.
A nice place to start your holiday is at the Oceans of Fun. It is amongst the largest water parks in the world with over two dozen water slides, a million gallon wave pool along with multiple swimming pools geared for groups and abilities. There are a couple of super slides for that added excitement. An adult pool allows one to swim up to a refreshment cabana and enjoy chilled beverages.
The Kansas City Zoo houses about 900 animals from six continents set on Swope Park, among the largest urban parks in the US. The St. Louis Zoo houses 22,800 animals, many of which are rare and endangered.
In Kansas, you can also visit The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art which houses some 34,500 pieces of objects ranging from ceramic objects from Chinese tombs to whimsical sculptures. Step outside and you are sure to come across one of the numerous fountains that dot the city. In fact, Kansas has more fountains than any other city, except Rome. The Mediterranean architecture and charming fountains give the place a unique charm.
A trip to Missouri would be incomplete without a visit to the Sawyer’s Creek Fun park to relive the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. While you are transported back in time, the Historic Bethel German Colony is also worth a visit. Less than 200 residents live in harmony sharing all that they have.
The St. Louis Zoo is among the best in America and has a sea lion show. They also house spotted hyenas, cheetahs and elephants in their habitats.
The Central Region of Missouri has the Strike Zone Family Fun Center where kids and kids-at-heart can have a ball playing pool, basketball or Golden Tee. Those with a musical bent of mind can head towards the Missouri Theatre Centre for the Arts to soak in some symphony orchestra.
While here, a visit to Jacob’s Cave is a must. Here one can see every type of cave formation. There is also evidence of three ice ages and three earthquakes in the cave!
In the Southwest Region of the state is the Carousal Park which has something for everybody – from miniature golf to battling cages, to go-carts to an indoor arcade. There is also the only ride-through cave where one can experience the stillness and magnitude of the Fantastic Caverns.
There are hundreds of things to do in Missouri and unlike other places, a lot of these are for free. You are sure to have a whale of a time in Missouri!
We are sorry but at the present time we do not have any holiday rentals available in Missouri.
Things to do
Family Golf Park
The Family Golf Park is a great place for those who love golf or for those looking to play some friendly mini golf. The park offers a 36 hole mini golf course, a driving range and a Par 3 golf course all set in the beautiful Missouri countryside.
Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun
Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun are a combined water and amusement park with a huge range of attractions including roller coasters; Thrill rides and rides for the family to enjoy. The waterpark offers a wave pool, flume ride, a lazy river and a range of water slides.
Missouri Botanical Garden
The Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the United States and was opened in 1859. The gardens cover almost 80 acres and include the Climatron, a half-acre conservatory that houses over 1000 species of tropical plants including banana trees and orchids. There is also a Japanese garden, which is the largest in the western hemisphere.
St. Louis Zoo
The St. Louis Zoo offers about 18,000 animals to see and enjoy from over 700 species. The Zoo is home to regular zoo favourites like Sea Lions, Tigers, Lions, Hyenas, Jaguars, Elephants and Lemurs. The zoo also hosts a range of Amphibians, Reptiles and Birds.
Six Flags Amusement Park Missouri
Six Flags has amusement parks across the United States and each contains its own unique rides and attractions. Six Flags St. Louis is no exception with a range of exciting thrill rides including, Ninja, MR FREEZE and American Thunder, a new wooden roller coaster with steep banked turns and drops from 8 stories up.
The Titanic Museum in Branson is an interesting and unique chance to relive the life of a passenger aboard the Titanic. The museum faithfully recreates many of the Titanic’s rooms including passenger quarters, the grand staircase and the SOS room, which was used to call for aid during the sinking. Tours are available and visitors are provided with a boarding pass that includes the name of one of the passengers.
Missouri has two major airports; The Lambert – St. Louis International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in the state and the Kansas City International Airport.
The state capital is Jefferson City though the largest city is Kansas City. The largest metropolitan area is the Greater St. Louis Area.
The climate in Missouri has cold winters and hot summers that tend to be quite humid. Summer Temperatures reach well into the 20s°C and have been recorded as high as 40°C in the past, winter temperatures drop below freezing but extreme temperatures of –40°C have been recorded in the state. The state also experiences tornadoes being very close to the infamous “Tornado Alley”.
Missouri is located in the Mid-western region of the United States. The State is landlocked and shares boarders with the states of Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee and Nebraska.