A Mysterious Woodland Trail In Missouri Will Take You To The Welch Spring Hospital Ruins
By Beth Price-Williams
Only In Missouri
Hiking’s all about discovery, isn’t it? Whether we follow a little-known path or happen upon a secret waterfall, we often discover something new on our adventures. Next time you’re craving a bit of time outdoors, set off on the Welch Spring Trail in Missouri. The path boasts a ton of natural beauty and leads to the ruins of a former hospital.
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Do you have a favorite trail in Missouri that leads to old ruins? Tell us about it in the comments! If you’re a fan of historic ruins, hike the Castle Trail at Ha Ha Tonka State Park.
We can find just about anything our heart desires in Missouri – from charming Amish towns to action-packed big cities. Every city, town, and village each has its own distinct personality, too. If you like funky, quirky, and unique, make a beeline straight for this funky little town in Missouri that everyone really should visit at least once.
An old-fashioned, hearty breakfast promises the perfect way to start – or end – the morning. Whether we’re getting energized for a day at the office or for an afternoon of adventure, we won’t find a better way to fuel the hours ahead. For a one-of-kind dining experience, slip into a seat at The Kozy in Missouri, a darling eatery that serves breakfast until noon.
Online shopping and big name retailers often pale in comparison, especially when it comes to that personal touch, to the smaller, mom and pop owned shops. This small country store in Missouri, for example, offers a friendly smile, an assortment of handmade items, and a little bit of everything in between. It just might become your go-to shop.
Much like listening to only one Christmas song, visiting only one Christmas lights display is just never enough during the holiday season. That makes this road trip to some of the best Christmas light displays in Missouri the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit. Pile the whole family in the car; turn up […]
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Cemeteries provide comfort for those who have been left behind, offering us a way to spend reflective moments with loved ones. Many people, in fact, find solace in the peacefulness that envelops the cemetery grounds. However, some cemeteries, like this haunted cemetery in Missouri, also tell tales of the paranormal, of restless residents who reach out to visitors in frustration, in anger, or from loneliness.
Every restaurant has its own unique story – from the tales of a small town eatery that’s been in the family for generations to the novice chef chasing a lifelong dream. Arnie’s Barn in Missouri is no different. In fact, the story of this popular restaurant, that dishes up a mix of Mexican and Texas BBQ dishes, might be one of the most unique around.
With its rich and storied history, Missouri naturally boasts its fair share of paranormal tales. Some believe in the paranormal while others don’t. Even if you’re not quite sure that such tales are true, you just might change your tune after a visit to what might be the most haunted spots in Independence. They’re well […]
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Just when we think we’ve seen it all, we discover another hidden gem waiting to be explored. That’s just one of the many things that makes living in Missouri so much fun. LaBarque Creek Trail in Missouri, for example, promises an abundance of natural beauty, striking natural wonders, and a bit of a challenge. You might even consider it bucket list-worthy.
Break out the hot cocoa and mittens, it’s time to celebrate the holiday season! For many Missouri residents, the holidays don’t officially start until there are some festive twinkling lights throughout our towns and neighborhoods. Most of us already don our houses with colorful lights, but these wonderful places in Missouri take Christmas decor to […]
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We all deserve to get away every now and then, to pamper ourselves, and to recharge from life’s daily stresses. Can you think of a better way to do that than by dangling your feet in the cool water of a private lake or by waking up to glorious sunrises right outside of your window? Treat yourself to a relaxing getaway when you check into this quaint Missouri cottage.
Venturing off the beaten path sometimes ends up with us discovering some of the best hidden gems around – including some of Missouri’s best restaurants. Mr. Gilberti’s Place in Missouri, for example, certainly earns props as a hidden gem. It’s probably safe to say that once you sink your teeth into the authentic Chicago-style pizza (or another delicious Italian dish), you’ll already be planning your return visit.
Adventurers of all ages enjoy exploring Alabama, and there’s no better way of doing this than to hike our scenic trails. If you’re not quite sure where to get started, no worries. Listed below are Alabama’s 10 best trails, according to AllTrails. They’ll take you on an adventure like no other.
A new trail system has opened in North Cheyenne Cañon Park, promising a bold, new way to explore one of Colorado Springs' signature mountain preserves. The Daniels Pass network spans about 6 1/2 miles, including a singletrack loop in a forested, little-known swath of the canyon and a new route to Mount Muscoco, the park's highest point.
Life in Missouri means always unearthing something new – from the latest restaurants and attractions to rediscovering beloved destinations. Uncovering those hidden gems often feels like hitting the jackpot, doesn’t it? Chances are that’s just how you’ll feel when you explore this unique miniature museum in Missouri. Have you been to this miniature museum in […]
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If you’d like an easy hike with stunning views, a trip to Jungle Gardens could be just the right spot to explore. Who’s ready for a good hike and needs something to bookmark? This trail is easy to navigate, perfect for a day outdoors, and plenty beautiful. What more could you want? There’s a good amount of adventure all over the state, and sometimes, we just have to find it.
Who doesn’t love a good forest trail to keep you occupied for a while? Longleaf Vista Interpretive Trail is a beautiful forest trail that not only offers adventures in hiking, but beauty at the overlook. The whole park is stunning, and looking out over these unique trees will have you speechless for a while. Bookmark this beautiful adventure for a future road trip in the Gorum area.
IHG Hotels & Resorts has expanded its boutique lifestyle offering in the southern U.S. with the opening of Hotel Indigo Spring-Woodlands Area. Located in the flourishing community of Old Town Spring and the Woodlands, Hotel Indigo Spring-Woodlands Area is a prime destination for business and leisure travelers to discover the area’s distinctive architecture, quaint shops, cozy restaurants, local art galleries and endless outdoor activities.
No matter where you travel in Missouri, you’re sure to hear tales of the paranormal. Sometimes those tales come with detailed backstories that give us a pretty good idea of why a destination is haunted. Other times, however, we just learn of the urban legends that go along with a haunted spot. This beautiful Missouri trail comes with a haunted past, although what exactly led to that paranormal activity is debated to this day.
TECUMSEH – Vigorous repairs to segments of the Steamboat Trace Trail that were most severely damaged by the Missouri River flooding of 2019 have been stalled waiting for restoration of the Peru flood levee, but the Nemaha Natural Resources District has waited long enough. Kyle Hauschild, general manager of the...
Camping in Ohio is always a good idea, especially given the state’s beautiful landscapes and natural surroundings. That’s especially true when you opt for a destination like the Eco Camp, a one-of-a-kind glampground village in Ohio where the accommodations are just as special as the property itself. Featuring spacious tents and yurts that can accommodate […]
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