Central Missouri Trip Planner
Welcome to Central Missouri!
The central part of Missouri is characterized by Midwestern hospitality and a wide variety of attractions. Home to the city of Columbia and the University of Missouri campus, this part of the state features cultural and historic sites that appeal to range of travellers. The True/False Film Festival and Twilight Festivals are but two of the annual events in Columbia that draw visitors to Central Missouri every year. The capital of Jefferson City is also located in Central Missouri and features a domed Capital Building that overlooks the bluffs of the Missouri River. The Capitol building also features the Missouri State Museum, chronicling the history and accomplishments of state residents. Lake Ozark is a prominent feature of Central Missouri, used for watersports and beach activities. For accommodation in the lake area, the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach is a comprehensive hotel that offers guests restaurants, a bowling alley, pools and more.