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Missouri may be considered a flyover state, but it has more than enough star attractions to warrant a special trip. Here, pitmasters sling the best barbecue in the country; performers take the stage at some of the oldest and largest theaters; and monuments to WWI and the westward expansion cement the Show-Me State’s historical importance. To top it off, Midwestern hospitality makes visiting all the more pleasant. Read on for the 13 best things to do in Missouri. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.