Camping and Hiking

Pere Marquette State Park

Pere Marquette State Park and its Rustic and Romantic Offerings

Pere Marquette State Park is just past the Mississippi River in Grafton Illinois.    For those planning a several day visit, the two best options are camping […]

Taum Sauk Mountain State Park

Taum Sauk Mountain State Park: Highest Elevation in Missouri

Taum Sauk is the highest point of Missouri, nearby attractions such as Elephant Rocks and Johnson’s Shut-Ins. All of those could potentially be visited in […]

Montauk State Park: The Perfect Escape

Montauk State Park: The Perfect Escape for Fishing, Fly-fishing, or Camping

If you look to fish in Missouri, there are few better places than Montauk State Park. The streams are well maintained as well […]

Johnson’s Shut-ins

One place I just can’t recommend enough is the gorgeous Johnson’s Shut-ins.  Located in Middlebrook, Missouri, this natural rock formation is a popular attraction due to its unique landscape.  Billions of years of erosion caused […]