Local Attractions

Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce
Joplin's Chamber of Commerce proudly serving the Joplin, MO area. A great website to serving the needs of Joplin and its businesses.

Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce
Neosho's Chamber of Commerce. A non-profit volunteer organization of the business community in Neosho, MO.

Carthage Chamber of Commerce
Incorporated in 1932, the Carthage Chamber of Commerce serves many business and social networking needs of the greater Carthage, MO area.

Missouri Southern State University
You will discover here in Joplin, MO one of the finest values in higher education anywhere, with quality academic programs, small classes, excellent and accessible professors and reasonable cost.

Carthage Convention and Visitors Bureau
The official website of the Carthage Convention and Visitors Bureau. This website has a lot of information about attractions in Carthage, MO.

Ozark Christian College
OCC's beautiful campus includes sixteen buildings on 95 acres on North Main Street in Joplin. OCC's radio station (90.7 FM KOBC) sit on an additional thirty-five acres near the campus.

George Washington Carver National Monument
The official homepage of the George Washington Carver National Monument. Here you will find access to photos and information about Dr. Carver and the National Park dedicated to his remembrance. 

Precious Moments
Sam Butcher, the creator of the Precious Moments figurines has a park and chapel near Carthage, MO. Check out their website to find out more about this local attraction.

Bluff Dwellers Cave and Browning Museum
Missouri has many commercial caves. Bluff Dweller's is one of the more scenic due to the varied types of cave growth. If you are planning a trip to the Noel area, plan on a tour of Bluff Dwellers' Cave.

George A. Spiva Center for the Arts
George A. Spiva believed opportunities in the arts should be available to everyone. The exhibition, education, and cultural center named in his honor is located in the heart of downtown Joplin, Missouri.

Richardsons Candy House
Handmade gourmet chocolates are made here in Joplin, MO. They are well known in the area for their hand-dipped chocolates. They have been famous for their candies since 1970

Powers Museum
The Powers Museum focuses on Carthage's history with annual exhibits of a selected theme from the post Civil War period to the 20th century.

Lake of the Ozarks State Park
Missouri's largest state park at 17,442 acres,Lake of the Ozarks State Park, exemplifies many of the natural features associated with the northwestern Ozarks where it is located.

Silver Dollar City
Located only 2 hours from Joplin, MO. Silver Dollar City is the premiere theme park in this area. Located near Branson, MO.

Twin Hills Golf and Country Club
A beautiful and challenging 18 hole championship golf course along with a wonderful practice facility in Joplin, MO. Weather permitting, the course is open year around.

Joplin Parks and Recreation
A website with information about the beautiful parks and recreation areas in Joplin, MO.

Joplin Regional Airport
The Joplin Regional Airport, owned and operated by the City of Joplin, serves the commercial, military, cargo, general aviation, and corporate aviation needs of southwestern Missouri.

Neosho National Fish Hatchery
Oldest operating federal fish hatchery in the United States.

The Grand Falls
Visit the Grand Falls in Joplin, MO. Just south of Joplin on Jackson Street and across the low water bridge and turn right. Follow the curvy road until you see it. A popular spot.

Schifferdecker Golf Course
18 hole golf course located in Joplin, MO. For more information call 417-624-3533.

Dorothy B. Hoover Museum
Known to the locals as "The Rock Museum". Joplin historical and mineral museum located near Schifferdecker park.