Visit St. Joseph, Missouri

Need more than one good reason to visit St. Joseph? We have more than 100. Read on to discover just a few of the ways to make memories at the crossroads of thrilling history and can’t-miss adventure.

 Downtown St. Joseph, MO, skyline

Fall for all

Follow the brick path in our historic downtown for the Sculpture Walk, treat yourself to dinner at one of several unique restaurants and then take in a show at the Missouri Theater. Enjoy the view of fall foliage along the rolling Missouri River and bluffs at the Remington Nature Center. Make your own memories at our 13 distinct museums and 15 annual festivals. Get inspired at the one and only Walter Cronkite Memorial, check out the unusual Glore Psychiatric Museum or stop by the nationally acclaimed Patee House Museum, which is a former 1860s Wild West hotel.

A group listening to a tour guide in front of a historic home during the Harris-Kemper Walking Tour in St. Joseph, MO

Want more? Stroll for miles on paved hike and bike trails along our one-of-a-kind 26-mile Parkway system to view the fall leaves during the crisp autumn season. Admire historical homes adorned for the holidays throughout our many beautiful, architectural neighborhoods. Then, a twilight tour through Mount Mora Cemetery to see the many mausoleums of famous St. Joseph families is bound to get you in the Halloween spirit.

A group listening to a tour guide during the Voices of the Past event at Mount Mora Cemetery in St. Joseph, MO

Holiday cheer

Winter brings even more special moments when Krug and Hyde parks magically transform into Holiday Park, Northwest Missouri’s largest electrically lit holiday display. Distinctive shops and coffee spots help shake off the chill when exploring the festive building and window displays in the heart of St. Joseph. And the Holidays Downtown celebration includes lighted carriage rides and visits with Santa, plus plenty of opportunities to shop for your family and friends.

Colored lights on display at Krug Park during its transformation into Holiday Park in St. Joseph, MO

Sound uncommon? That’s part of the fun. Come see for yourself.

Two girls posing with a Christmas elf near a man in a snowman costume in St. Joseph, MO
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