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Best things to do in Jefferson City

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bar
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“Just across the street from the Inn and is one of the local favorites with scrumptious food and drinks.”
6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The Missouri State Penitentiary was a prison in Jefferson City, Missouri, that operated from 1836 to 2004. Check their website for tour tickets...perhaps a ghost tour anyone?”
7 locals recommend
Trail
“Awesome museum for kiddos of all age and walking/hiking trails. Children activities every Saturday 10-2pm”
5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Craft brews and bar food. Prison decor and close to the historic Missouri State Penitentiary.”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Another local favorite and located downtown close to the Governors Mansion, Capitol and High Street making it close to all the action, besides having some of the best food in town.”
4 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“Wonderful historic tours and great museum. Other seasonal activities, refer to Downtown Jefferson City Facebook page or website”
2 locals recommend
Food
“A Jefferson City classic with a long history of excellent service and Decadent local farmed and made Ice cream ”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“In my opinion, the best restaurant and bar in Jefferson City! Amazing local feel, but with the high-end finishes :). You must visit Ben (the owner) and his fantastic establishment! (don't forget to order cocktails!)”
2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Anything you would like to know about Jefferson City. This is the place to visit and is located on High Street where some of the cites best restaurants and shops are found.”
1 local recommends
Local Government Office
“Open seven days a week and contains many interesting memorabilia from the early foundation of the state and also includes some wonderful murals not to be missed.”
1 local recommends
Bar
“CORK is a wine shop and restaurant. They serve a seasonal and changing menu and source food locally when available. CORK also sells locally produced, bean to bar, Patric chocolate. They sell wine by the bottle or wine by the glass. One of our favorite places!!!”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the 15th largest city in the state. History or Architecture. We have it....as well as stunning scenery.”
1 local recommends
Cafe
“Wonderful local coffee house with a drive thru! Tell them Tara sent you :). ”
2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Not only a wonderful grocery store, but a great place to grab lunch! Amazing salad bar and full service hot food also!!”
3 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“Great selection for to go food or food preparation. It has most everything you will need.”
1 local recommends
Local Government Office
“Beautiful gardens and a beautiful home! Wonderful place to take amazing photos of our special city!”
2 locals recommend