Whether you’re visiting historic St. Louis, or heading down the Mississippi or Missouri Rivers, there is a lot to do and see in the “Show Me” State. The Official Missouri Division of Tourism Web site offers facts on accommodations and attractions around the state. The tourist office publishes an Official Missouri Vacation Planner. Visit the Web site for more information or to order a planner, or write to the office at: Missouri Division of Tourism, P.O. Box 1055, Jefferson City, MO 65102. By phone: 573-751-4133/

The state capital of Jefferson City is rich with history. Attractions include the Museum of Missouri Military History, Missouri Veterans Memorial and Missouri Law Enforcement Memorial. For more information on visiting Jefferson City, contact the Jefferson City, Convention & Visitors Bureau , Inc., 213 Adams Street,  PO Box 2227, Jefferson City, MO 65101-2227. Contact them by phone toll-free 800-769-4183.

The gateway to the west, St. Louis is a city of music, culture and rich history. For information on things to do around St. Louis, as well as accommodations and events in the area visit the St. Louis Convention Web site. Contact them by mail at: St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, One Metropolitan Square, Suite 1100, St. Louis, Missouri 63102. By phone toll-free at: 800-916-8938.

The “Heart of America,” or simply KC is a city of vibrant music and a diverse heritage. Contact the Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association, 1100 Main Street, Suite 2200, Kansas City, MO 64105. By phone: 816-221-5242