Upon arriving in Jefferson City, MO visitors are captivated by the majestic Missouri River and tree-lined bluffs. Missouri’s capital, Jefferson City’s beauty shines not only through its natural landscape but also through the many historic buildings and special landmarks. The Missouri State Capitol, Supreme Court Building, Governor’s Mansion and charming Downtown are just a few of the architectural treasures that anchor this unique community, a real gem tucked away in the heart of the nation. Don’t miss out on the many museums, fine cuisine, quaint boutiques, beautiful parks, and Katy Trail that are just waiting to be discovered. Come to see for yourself why Jefferson City was chosen as “America’s Most Beautiful Small Town!”
You won’t have to look hard to find something to do when you arrive. Historic landmarks, vibrant art and dinner theatres, shopping sprees, and the great outdoors invite you to stay and play. The patterned, tree-lined streets of downtown are full of upscale boutiques and unique retailers while surrounding areas showcase casual storefronts and antique outlets. With a classic look and superb acoustics, the Missouri State Capitol is a cultural centerpiece and a must-see for art and architecture aficionados alike. Catch a classic film at downtown’s intimate cinema or spend summer nights dancing in the streets or watching flicks on the capitol lawn. A tour of the Missouri State Penitentiary Museum reveals mixed-media artwork by inmates and a glimpse of the prison’s former life as a functioning prison. With so many options to choose from, we guarantee you won’t leave empty-handed.