Best Things to Do this Winter in Missouri

Just because it’s winter in Missouri doesn’t mean it’s time to stop exploring the state! Colder days can be spent making a bucket list of trips for the year, but that’s not all. Get out and explore some of these winter activities all over the Show Me State!

Play in the Snow or on the ice

Ski, ride and tube at Snow Creek Ski Area in Weston, Missouri. Please check their report daily for updates on operations, trail status & lift accessibility here.

Ski, ride and tube at Hidden Valley Ski Resort in Eureka, Missouri. Please check their report daily for updates on operations, trail status & lift accessibility here.

Wolfe Mountain in Branson, Missouri has built and desgined USA’s largest synthetic tubing run using the high performance snow sports surface Snowflex®. The new Snowflex tubing hill brings fun for the whole family to enjoy a day on the slope. Vist their website here for more information.

Ice Rink at Old Kinderhook. Lace up your skates at the only wintertime Ice skating rink in Lake of the Ozarks and Central Missouri. Visit their website for hours of operation and pricing here.

Crown Center Ice Terrace. Outdoor ice rink open November to March inside an entertainment & shopping complex. Visit their website for hours of operation and pricing here.

Cozy up at a resort

Book a getaway to one of Missouri’s coziest resorts. Winter promotions make this the best time of year to enjoy the cabin rentals in Branson and Lake of the Ozarks.

Branson Shores Resort Where memories are made! Table Rock Lake’s premium family resort. Nestled in the hills of Branson, Missouri is a breathtaking scenic getaway like none other. The Branson area has been a family destination for decades. There are few places you can visit and experience the natural serene beauty of forests, rolling hills, valleys, 857 miles of shoreline, and more than 52,300 acres of water in addition to premier dining, golf, and relaxation. Whether you’re planning a vacation, weekend trip, family reunion, a corporate getaway, Branson Shores Resort at the Table Rock Lake has something unique to offer. Book your stay at 417-862-0000 or BRANSONSHORES.COM

Big Cedar Lodge Discover a remote haven of natural beauty and rustic luxury tucked into the rugged landscape of the Missouri Ozark Mountains, overlooking Table Rock Lake. *Use promo code MM1219 when you book your stay online or over the phone at 844.602.5176 or BIGCEDAR.COM

Old Kinderhook Nestled in the heart of Missouri lies over 700 acres of pristine green and breathtaking natural beauty. This charming getaway blends the luxuries of resort life. It’s the perfect place for a winter getaway at the Lake of the Ozarks. Enjoy their outdoor ice skating rink. Book your stay at 888-585-0449 or OLDKINDERHOOK.COM

Old Kinderhook is offering their Stay & Skate package $129 includes room + skating for 2 people or $149 includes room + skating for 4 people.

Indulge in a spa treatment

Splurge on some self-care during this time of year. Make an appointment at one of these Missouri Spa’s.

Spa 54 at Old Kinderhook Pure Tranquility Massage & Spa
Cedar Creek Spa at Big Cedar Lodge Driftwood Spa & Salon at Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake of the Ozarks
Spalation
Bodyworks Day Spa

Drink a warm beverage (boozy or not)

Gather with some friends or family for a round of warm beverages.

Springfield

Classic Rock Coffee Co.
Travellers House Coffee and Tea

Branson

Backstage Cafe and Wine Bar
Expresso Branson

Stover

The Ranch House

Kansas City

Opera House Coffee & Food Emporium
City Market Coffee

St. Louis

Blueprint Coffee
Comet Coffee

Jefferson City

Yanis Coffee Zone
Dunn Brothers Coffee

Museum’s to Enjoy

This is a good time to check out many museum’s throughout the state

Wonders of Wildlife The Gateway Arch City Museum

Shop for new styles

Winter sales make this the perfect time to support local businesses, like at these great places to shop:

Shabby Chic Boutique
Sassy Junk Boutique  Gold+Gray
YB Ugly Boutique  Face 2 Soul Beauty Boutique
Split Arrow Boutique Mark Ashton Hello Belle Boutique