The Midwestern state of Missouri is often referred to as the Show Me State. And it's sure to show you a good time when you travel here no matter the city you visit.
St. Louis gives you the Gateway Arch — the tallest manmade monument in the U.S. — and the Anheuser-Busch Brewery where those of any age can tour the facility and meet the famous Budweiser Clydesdales.
Union Station is a fun-filled family attraction in Kansas City, complete with traveling national exhibits, Science City, 3D movies and places to eat or grab a drink. In St. Joseph, visit the Pony Express Museum and see where the outlaw Jesse James was assassinated.
Mark Twain's Boyhood Home & Museum sits in Hannibal, Missouri. While there, take a riverboat ride on the Mississippi River. Last but not least, Branson is a great family vacation destination with attractions like Silver Dollar City and Table Rock Lake, as well as various entertainment shows shown throughout the day and night.