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The Heart of the Heartland

Which Missouri masterpieces are calling you? Is it the Gateway Arch and cobblestone streets of St. Louis? Is it the sounds of Kansas City jazz echoing in the streets and the taste of KC barbecue on your tongue? Is it the crack of the bat at a Cardinals or Royals game? You can’t go wrong, no matter what you choose. This is Missouri, the heart of the heartland. You’ll find it all here – and you’ll be ready to come back for more as soon as you can.

Missouri Experience

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A Closer Look for the Best Views

Music City is more than music. Wander Germantown's cobblestone streets and admire historic warehouses. Visit Belmont Mansion, an antebellum estate reflecting the grandeur of the Old South. Wander the grounds of the neoclassical Tennessee State Capitol. Vanderbilt University showcases an educational legacy and picturesque campus. Wherever you go, you’ll discover beauty, character, and culture in this city where a closer look is always rewarded.

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Search Out Nashville’s Secret Spots

Nashville's neighborhoods shine with distinct personalities. Downtown's Broadway offers a vibrant music scene alongside savory dining at Acme Feed & Seed. Head to The Gulch for upscale eateries like The 404 Kitchen and unique boutiques such as Two Old Hippies. In East Nashville, taste local flavors at Lockeland Table and find hidden treasures at The Groove record store. To uncover the true essence of the city, always make time to venture the well-beaten paths.

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Sounds Like Good Times

Hear traditional country at the Ryman or the Grand Ol’ Opry. Bluegrass at the Station Inn. Indie rock at the Mercy Lounge. Or all of today’s biggest stars at Bridgestone Arena. If music is your thing, Nashville is your place. With venues big and small, you’ll be toe tapping or full-blown dancing your way throughout your visit – and you’ll know exactly why they call it Music City USA.