Walk Across The Galena Y-Bridge For A Gorgeous View Of Missouri’s Fall Colors
By Beth Price-Williams
Only In Missouri
Leaf peeping season is in full swing, and Missouri boasts an abundance of beautiful spots to admire the changing colors. Whether we feel like watching the colorful rolling landscape pass by on a scenic train ride or we want to hit the highway on a fall foliage drive, we have quite a few unique ways to see Missouri’s fall colors. For one of the most unique ways to view the colorful foliage, stroll across the Galena Y-Bridge.
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Where’s your favorite place to drink in Missouri’s fall colors? Have you gone leaf peeping at the Galena Y-Bridge? Join the conversation in the comments! For beautiful views all year around, plan a trek through this gorgeous tunnel of trees in Missouri.
Spending time outdoors in Missour is oh-so-easy and oh-so-fun. We have so many amazing outdoor destinations that we could probably spend a few lifetimes exploring. If you’ve got a few days, hit the highway on this road trip to experience Missouri’s great outdoors. It leads to some of the state’s most beloved outdoor destinations. Even better, you can add and remove stops to meet your timeframe and interests.
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.
Remember those leisurely Sunday drives of yesteryear? Driving along country roads, admiring the scenery, and maybe even pulling over for a picnic or at an ice cream parlor for a cold treat? Missouri offers the perfect backdrop for those old-fashioned drives on Sunday or any other day. Meander through Mark Twain National Forest, for example, on what might be the most scenic drive in Missouri.
Missouri’s so easy to explore – whether we want to strike out on foot, on our bike, or in the car with the windows rolled down. That’s one of the top selling points of this 4.2-mile scenic hike in Missouri. You can usually explore the path any way you want, and you’re guaranteed some of […]
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Decisions, decisions. We’re faced with them multiple times a day, but perhaps none is quite as harrowing as deciding what flavor pie to order. Sure, if we only have a few choices, we probably don’t have that much of a dilemma. However, when we have over 30 pie flavors from which to choose, like when we visit Peggy Jean’s Pies in Missouri, that pretty much guarantees a return visit.
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.
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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It’s pretty common for anyone living in or moving to a state to what to understand how safe an area is. Luckily, there are helpful resources that allow certain statistics regarding these areas to be made public. These specific rankings for the most dangerous towns in Missouri are based solely on the amount of crime and the likelihood of being the victim of a crime. Nothing else was considered, so while they may be “dangerous” on paper, you may have never seen or experienced anything dangerous while there. These statistics were brought to you by Road Snacks, which analyzed 84 cities using the FBI’s latest crime report for violent crime and property crime statistics for every place with over 5,000 residents.
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.
Cheese lovers know good cheese when they taste it. It’s probably also fair to say that those of us who love cheese will eat it any time and will travel as far as necessary to find the best, tastiest cheese around. For nearly four decades, The Better Cheddar in Missouri has been a neighborhood favorite, […]
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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.
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.
A flavorful meal is best enjoyed slowly, so we can savor every scrumptious bite. Pair that meal with a relaxing atmosphere, and we’re in for a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Las Margaritas in Missouri, for example, dishes up some of the most flavorful, authentic Mexican dishes you’ll find anywhere. Consider it your first stop when you’re craving a delicious Mexican meal.
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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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.
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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We never know what we’re going to discover when we go exploring in Missouri. Even if we’ve visited a state park dozens of times, we’re likely to stumble across something we didn’t know existed. Rock Bridge Memorial State Park in Missouri, for example, is brimming with natural beauty – from unique rock formations and a cave to a natural bridge and a waterfall. A visit deserves to shoot straight to the top of your bucket list.
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.
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