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Missouri is known as the ‘Show-Me’ state and with its abundance of natural beauty from north to south, it certainly offers plenty to show its residents and visitors. In the north part of the state, you’ll find flatlands and plains while the southern portion of Missouri has beautiful rolling hills. Thrilling views and mountains also decorate the southern portion of Missouri. For anyone interested in natural beauty, the great outdoors, and affordable living, Missouri is worth a look.
The University of Missouri has a system of educational facilities scattered about the state. This attracts graduating high school students as well as out of state students. In other words, Missouri is home to a large population of young people attending one of the great colleges like
St. Louis and Kansas City are the two largest cities in Missouri and of course, the most well-known. St. Louis has myriad activities for all lifestyles and budgets, including the St. Louis Science Center, Gateway Arch, and the Missouri Botanical Gardens. In Kansas City, locals find pleasure in attending attractions like Science City.
Missouri has hot summers but winters tend to be more on the mild side. Fans of heavy snowfall may find themselves disappointed during winter in this state. Summer brings long daylight hours, heavy humidity, and of course, those blood-hungry mosquitoes, although residents find simple strategies that help them deal with these frustrations.