Missouri Travel Guide

The Museum: Former hair stylist Leila Cohoon has spent a good deal of her life working with hair. There was the salon work, of course, but she discovered her real passion in an antique store, buying and restoring hair art: wreaths, jewelry, and portraits with real hair glued on.

Upscale martini lounge

The history of the state (1904 World’s Fair) and its native-born (Tennessee Williams) are the focus at this institution.

Vodka specialists

Swank café and bar in Hotel Phillips.

Take a free tour to learn about state-of-the-art brewing—and, of course, to taste beer.

Retro jazz club

Take a tram to the top for soaring views from 630 feet—30 miles visibility on a clear day.

Mixologist and bar manager Ted Kilgore takes his cues from both pre-and post-Prohibition-era cocktails when inventing drinks like his Revival (rye, Bénédictine and maraschino liqueur).