Missouri

Missouri Travel Guide

Don’t miss the planetarium and its high-tech Boeing Space Station exhibit at the (free) science center.

English country-style pub

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

This refined bar connected to the Oak Room restaurant has a working fireplace (which gives it a social-club feel), a martini-focused drink list and a cabinet of cigars.

Originally designed for the 1904 World’s Fair, this Beaux Arts-style building showcases works by Matisse, Picasso, Degas, Monet, and more modern artists, such as Anselm Kiefer and Jenny Holzer.

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.

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

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.