Columbia, MO has a vibrant community boasting an Arts District, bustling downtown, and multiple entertainment venues and parks. Here are nearby attractions you can escape to within 30 minutes of our conference.
**In case you missed Sports Illustrated’s list of The Greatest College Town Eats, Booches in Columbia made #1 for their “delectable beef patties”!
Botanic Garden (and Beetle Bailey)
Ming Dynasty Stone Lions
Mizzou Tigers Athletics
The Columns at David R. Francis Quadrangle
Thomas Jefferson’s Original Tombstone
Or see it all on a free audio tour!
In Columbia (within 15 min)
The Blue Note
Museums of Anthropology & Art and Archaeology at Mizzou North
Sparky’s Homemade Ice Cream
Stephen’s Lake Park
And more local food and drink favorites.
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park with Devil’s Icebox Cave (15 min)
400-year old McBaine Bur Oak (25 min)
Les Bourgeois Vineyards (25 min)
Shryocks “Great American Roadtrip” Corn Maze (25 min)
Warm Springs Ranch and the Budweiser Clydesdales (reservations required, 25 min)