Missouri

Things to do in Missouri

Quirky bowling alley and martini lounge. This quirky bowling alley and cocktail lounge serves old-school drinks and snacks like Campbell's tomato soup and Pop Tarts.

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.

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

Vodka specialists

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).

For a bird’s-eye view, take a tour by helicopter.

Stroll the lush grounds year-round—don’t miss the transporting Climatron conservatory or the Japanese gardens.

Swank café and bar in Hotel Phillips.

Retro martini lounge with bocce ball out back.