The Pony Express was launched in 1860 in St. Joseph : it was the worthy forerunner of the US Mail.
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|Surface km2||178 040
|Population||5 988 927
|Population density (km2)||33,14
|Capital|| Jefferson City
|The most populated city|| Kansas City
Do not miss
A trip to the top of Gateway Arch, the symbol of the conquest of the West, and a visit of the botanical gardens are a must in St. Louis. The town of Hannibal has preserved Mark Twain’s house and turned it into a museum. The Lake of the Ozarks is a large reservoir created by the impoundment of the Osage River and its tributaries : plenty of watersports attractions. Meramec State Park boasts diverse ecosystems as well as several caves. Branson’s thriving nightlife is full of nightclubs that offer good live music and Broadway-type shows.
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Depuis Chicago, vous traverserez 8 états pour vous rendre jusqu’à la côte pacifique en passant par d’incontournables lieux tel que le Grand Canyon, Santa Fe, Las Vegas et Los Angeles.
Legendary Route 66
Discover Missouri as a part of your Route 66 roadtrip. Visit the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, the Meramec Caverns and Springfield, the birthplace of the Route 66.