You never know when you'll run into a vampire in Missouri. That's why it's a good thing that there's a real vampire killing kit to protect you against the forces of darkness that you can road trip and see.
How do you feel about squirrels? The reason I ask is there's a Missouri Airbnb that appears to be a nice getaway option, but your love (or not) of squirrels may determine if it's the right destination for you.
As a self-professed roller coaster nerd and aficionado, I am proud to share some video moments that give you an idea what it's like to ride the appropriately-named "Wildfire" coaster at Missouri's Silver Dollar City.
Hard to believe we're not that far away from the season when the colors will start to change signaling the arrival of Fall. If you're a fan of watching leaves performing this annual ritual, you need to drive down the Mississippi River a ways to an Illinois state park that was named one of the best places in America to see the changing of the seasons.