Welcome to Bowling Green, Missouri

Whether you are looking for a weekend getaway or a traveler just passing through Missouri, the Bowling Green community offers a variety of interesting and compelling tourist attractions and unique shopping.

Located along the Avenue of the Saints, Bowling Green is in the center of a hub of activity with metropolitan St. Louis just one hour south, Mark Twain's Boyhood Home in Hannibal just 30 minutes to the north, Mark Twain Lake and Clarence Cannon Dam lies 30 minutes to the northwest and the Mississippi River a short 10 minute drive to the east.


See & Do

The Bowling Green community offers a variety of interesting and compelling things to see and do. If you are a history buff, immerse yourself in a historic home and museum, a 1917 county courthouse, war memorial, Genealogical Society and Museum. If outdoor activities are more to your liking, enjoy a sculpture park, fishing lakes, campground, boating, hunting and fishing.  Just outside of Bowling Green lies a thriving, self-sufficient Amish Community of talented craftspeople featuring handcrafted woodworking and baked goods.


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Antiques & Shopping

Whether you want to find a special gift, search for that rare antique, or take home some local specialties, you’ll find shops full of treasures. Experience the charm of one-of-a-kind boutiques, artisan handmade items, unique home decor, a chocolate factory, an award winning old fashion meat market, and so much more.

Featured Events

July 23-July 27, 2024

September 9, 2023

Christmas in the Green

November 21-23, 2024