Missouri is a state in the American Midwest known as the "Show-Me State". The name is pronounced "mizz-UR-ee" or "mizz-UR-uh", although the latter is very seldom heard outside of Missouri.
Popular destinations: St. Louis, Kansas City and Lee's Summit

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The Kansas City Area is a region in Missouri and includes Kansas City, Missouri.
Popular destinations: Kansas City, Lee's Summit and Independence

St. Louis Area is the region around St. Louis, Missouri
Popular destinations: St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles

Central Region is in central Missouri and home of the state capital Jefferson City.
Popular destinations: Jefferson City, Columbia and Lake of the Ozarks


The Southwest region of Missouri is in the Ozark Mountains. Where Midwest meets the south.
Popular destinations: Branson, Springfield and Joplin

Southeast Region of Missouri. The Black, Current, North Fork of the White, and their tributaries are a major draw for recreational canoeing and kayaking.
Popular destinations: Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Mark Twain National Forest and Poplar Bluff

Northwest Region is in Missouri
Popular destinations: Arrow Rock, St. Joseph and Marceline
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