Patsy Bell Hobson

Patsy Bell Hobson is a freelance writer specializing in Ozarks regional travel. Her writing focuses on travel and gardening; two of her favorite things. Her travels have taken her to countless gardens including Butchart Gardens in Victoria BC, Canada; Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA; Biltmore, Asheville, NC; and the three fabulous botanical gardens in her home state of Missouri. When traveling, she prefers to stay at boutique hotels and B&Bs. There is always a good travel story in these cozy locations.
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The coolest vacations in the Cave State

Show Me the coolest vacation. Tour one of the Missouri’s 5,000 caves on a rainy day or chill out in the Cave State.


Trail riding vacations in the Ozarks

Experienced equestrians and first time riders feel at home on the working ranch. Even if you have never been on a horse, this is the best places to start.


Kansas City’s famous barbeque

Visitors and vacationers won’t get a true taste of the city until they are served a plate of Kansas City barbecue. Ribs, brisket, burnt ends. It’s all good.


5 fun and free things for kids in KC

Family vacations are fun and affordable in KC. No matter where in Kansas City you visit, there is an activity that is fun and free for kids.


5 Favorite Things at Silver Dollar City

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to Silver Dollar City in Branson Missouri. It’s one of the Top 5 Holiday Events in the Country – Good Morning America. An Old Time Christmas, November 3 – December 30 (open Thursday – Sunday).


5 must see Christmas events in Branson

Choose 1 of these 5 favorite Branson holiday events when you need a little Christmas. Or pack them all in this weekend for quite the jolly holiday.