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5 Things You’ll Love About Cuba MO

Seasons dictate the weather – but no matter the season, central Missouri is a great place to land for a day, a weekend, or a summer vacation. Better yet, the small community of Cuba, MO, is just a short drive from St. Louis and Jefferson City. 

Here are five things you’ll love about Cuba, MO:

Good People 

Folks are friendly here. Yep, locals will go out of their way to say hello. Business owners invite you in to look around, no purchase is necessary. Don’t be shy, ask questions, and get curious about Cuba.

Mom and Pop Shops 

Discover quaint shops, eateries, and boutiques you won’t find anywhere else in the state. Shop for fashion at unique boutiques and salons. Satisfy a sweet tooth or a big appetite at locally-owned eateries. Better yet, check out our Antique Trail and Curiosity Shops list.

Historic Route 66 

Cruise the historic mother road from one end of town to the other. Along the way, see historic murals, registered landmarks, and iconic neon signs. Snap a selfie at one of the many roadside attractions and share it with your friends and followers. 

Outside Stuff

That’s right, camp, hike, fish, and float here! If nature is your cup of tea, there are conservation areas, state parks, and caves within the county. Access the Meramec River at various public access points in the County.  Also, this is a great spot for rockhounds to find unusual specimens of rock, arrowheads, crystals, and much more.

Back Roads

When was the last time you were on a dirt road? Rural Missouri is known for back roads with scenic views and vistas. Here in Cuba, you won’t be disappointed. Here’s what you’ll find on our back roads: fine wineries, hand-crafted cheese, quilt shops, antique malls, and so much more. 

Plan a trip to Cuba this year. Make your first stop at the Cuba Visitors Center! Get everything you need to explore and discover Cuba, MO.  See you soon!

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