Archive - Quick Trips

Getaway to Hermann

You don’t have to renew your passport to take a trip across the world. The German town of Hermann makes you wonder if you’re still in Missouri, while giving you a close and boozy weekend trip...

Getaway to Cape Girardeau

A little town in eastern Missouri may not seem like a vacation spot, but the warm community in Cape Girardeau (located 271 miles east of Springfield) is bound to make you want to stay a while.

Getaway to Eureka Springs

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains 80 miles from Springfield, this quaint town is home to vibrant artists that engulf the community with local flavor.

Getaway to Little Rock

Located right next to the Arkansas River about four hours south of Springfield, Little Rock is full of culture and history and provides the perfect weekend getaway full of food, learning and playing.

Steelville

The perfect fall getaway is located about 140 miles northeast of Springfield.

Chesterfield, MO

Just three hours northeast of Springfield is a quaint residential enclave known for its numerous shopping areas, outlets and public parks. Hit the road for a family-friendly weekend away in...

Sedalia, MO

Located just 30 miles south of the Missouri River is the land of ragtime and railways: Sedalia, Missouri. Home to the Missouri State Fair that’s more than a century in the making, Sedalia offers...

Meramec Caverns

Head to Meramec Caverns for an adventurous escape to an underground cave, a relaxing float down the river and more.

Kimmswick, MO

Located just 25 miles south of St. Louis, Mastodon State Park and the town of Kimmswick are the perfect getaway for a relaxing weekend full of historic charm. You can browse more than 20 gift and...

Hannibal Missouri

Take a bookish weekend getaway, and visit Hannibal. This Mississippi River town is steeped in Mark Twain history, and many of its best-loved tourist destinations have a decidedly Twain theme. Visit...

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