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Taking Flight

A century ago, the global conflagration tabbed as The War To End All Wars ignited in Europe and consumed the world. Sadly, the conflict did not end warfare in the world. Thousands of Americans have since answered the call to arms in defense…

Diving Back In

Your Bucket List Tracey Berry and Ray Legg went scuba diving on their honeymoon in 1983 and then didn’t go again for 27 years, loved it and decided to celebrate their 30th anniversary with a dream trip.

Missouri Day-Trips

Ever wake up and feel like having some adventure — nothing outlandish, just a day to escape routine and do something different? That’s the delight of day-trips. Without requiring a lot of effort or forethought, such escapes can deliver…

A Drive Away

Just A Hop, Skip & A Jump Away Rejuvenation, adventure and fun are just around the corner for day-tripping Columbians this year. All of these six destinations are within three hours of Columbia, with offerings as varied as characters…

Expert Advice: Traveling

Five Columbia Residents Recall Their Worst Travel Dilemmas And Experts Weigh In With Advice By Jessica Perkins and Krystin Arneson Illustrations By Jill Hamilton Bumps in the road are part of any journey. In fact, they often teach…

Date Night In Columbia

Ah, May. It’s that time of the year when everything is abloom, the evening breezes are gentle, and the constellations twinkle overhead in the night sky. Combine this lovely season with the most romantic things to do in Columbia, and you’ve…

Just A Hop, Skip & A Jump

Rejuvenation, adventure and fun are just around the corner for day-tripping Columbians this year. All of these six destinations are within three hours of Columbia, with offerings as varied as characters in a Mark Twain tale. Speaking of…

The Lake Of The Ozarks

The Lake of the Ozarks is an awesome place to shop, boat and golf. But you don’t need us to tell you that. You’ve hit the hot spots and now could use some ideas on how to see less publicized sides of the Lake. We’ve put together some…