J Rieger Craft Spirits — Kansas City’s Original Distillery

J Rieger Distillery in Kansas City, MO

J Rieger & Co. is located in Kansas City’s East Bottoms. This is Kansas City, Missouri’s first distillery since Prohibition, and represents the revival of Kansas City whiskey. We’ve seen plenty of new breweries opening across Kansas City in recent years, but the growth of the city’s craft spirits scene has been decidedly slower, especially compared to …

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Locust Creek Covered Bridge in Laclede, Missouri

Locust Creek Covered bridge

Missouri is home to four historic covered bridges. We have a goal to visit all of these beautiful and historic structures this summer during our travels around Missouri. Our first covered bridge excursion was to visit the Locust Creek Covered Bridge in Laclede. It’s estimated Missouri had 30 covered bridges at one time and while …

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Best Historic Towns in Missouri

Joplin Missouri Sign

Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, which is evident in the scenic towns that dot the Missouri landscape. From smaller towns famous for their Wild West heritage to tiny gems with lively art scenes, the “show me” state has many lovely towns brimming with photogenic opportunities and fun adventures. Here are the 7 most …

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