German heritage, historic buildings, and Lewis and Clark history alongside recreational activities await you in Mid-Missouri. Outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs alike will find their perfect day, weekend, or weeklong getaway. Boating on the Missouri River, Cycling along the Katy Trail, or exploring the decommissioned Missouri State Penitentiary to name a few activities on offer in the region.
Local and regional are hot items on the menu in Mid-Missouri restaurants, wineries, and breweries. Whether you’re looking for a sophisticated taste, or some home-style cooking, you’ve come to the right place. If your taste is towards hops or grapes, freshly brewed beverages await your palate throughout the region. Sit atop the Missouri River Bluffs or in a rural Missouri Mom and Pop and enjoy some of our areas regional cuisine.
Mid-Missouri lodging options embody the character of the Show-Me State. Offering everything from scenic campgrounds along the Missouri River, to a nights stay in a Missouri-Kansas-Texas railway caboose, to a pampered evening in a 19th century school house situated in the capital city, Mid-Missouri has the right lodging option for you. Every type of traveler can find their home away from home in Mid-Missouri!
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The Missouri River Bluffs Association is a collection of producers, growers, retailers, artisans, restaurants, and hospitality and tourism providers in Mid-Missouri. Through working together, we aim to create a network of support, assistance, and communication to improve access to resources, distributors, and customers. We are working to promote, protect, enhance, and market the agricultural products, foods, wines, arts, crafts, sites, and services within the region. Our members come from Boone, Callaway, Moniteau, Cole, and Osage Counties.
Check out the Missouri River Bluffs Association’s farmers’ market Chef Laura Carter on her blog MO Deep Roots. On this site, you will find the freshest seasonal recipes and your mid-Missouri guide to local food. Laura will be at each of the Taste of Local Missouri Festivals doing cooking demonstration for the public and giving out samples of delicious local eats. Check back often; new blogs, recipes, and cooking videos are going up daily!