Located in Branson, Missouri, Table Rock State Park offers plenty of activities to keep people and their pups busy. Campgrounds are available in the park, meaning that you don't even have to leave for the night, but can spend the day, wake up, and continue your outdoor adventures. The park offers numerous nature trails and visitors can go boating (rentals are available), fishing, biking and swimming, as well as relaxing and having a picnic. With plenty of things to do, the park is a great place to visit regardless of your (and your pup's) activity level. Take full advantage of a nice day in Missouri by taking your pup for a visit to Table Rock State Park.
On a nice day in Missouri, it is the perfect time to walk along the St. Louis Walk of Fame. Located on Delmar Boulevard, the Walk of Fame consists of more than 100 brass stars embedded in the sidewalk. You will come across stars and plaques honoring folks like Maya Angelou, William Burroughs, Miles Davis, Robert Duval, Tennessee Williams and many more. Delmar Boulevard is part of the attraction of the Walk of Fame. Unique shops and restaurants line the street and many businesses will welcome your dog inside-just ask permission first!
Feeling nostalgic or wondering what it is like to see a movie outdoors? Located in Independence, Missouri, the Twin Drive-In Theater is one of the oldest 50's-style drive-in movie theaters in the United States. Dogs are welcome, so go ahead and bring your pup to the theater, where the two of you can enjoy two new releases for the price of one. A concession stand is available so that you can purchase snacks. If you love cuddling with your pup while watching a movie, the Twin Drive-In Theater is the perfect place for you and your pup to catch a flick together!
The National Tiger Sanctuary, located in Saddlebrooke, Missouri (about 15 miles outside of Branson) is the residence of tigers as well as other exotic and domestic animals. Tours are available, one of which offers the opportunity for visitors to feed the tigers. Dogs are welcome as long as they are on their leash and you clean up any mess. Your pup will find the sights and sounds at the sanctuary interesting and will appreciate the opportunity to be outdoors on a nice day. Make sure to bring some treats as they will be helpful should you need to distract your pooch.