Places To Visit In Columbia, Missouri 

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offers more state parks and gardens than you might expect for a city of its size.  


Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is a geological preserve and public recreation area five miles south of Columbia, Missouri.

The Candy Factory

Opened in 1974, the candy store is now run by a second generation of Atkinson family members.  

The site is located on the Missouri River, adjacent to the Katy Trail.  



The State Historical Society

Their website also features searchable databases that allow users to conduct research by title and author.


Boone County Courthouse

The Boone County Courthouse, located in Columbia, Missouri, has a fascinating history.  

The First Baptist Church in Columbia, Missouri was built in 1845. 

First Baptist Church