Explore popular things to do in Nevada, Missouri

Home to several state parks and conservation areas, Nevada, Missouri is the ideal place to connect with nature after your long drive down I-49. The Country Inn & Suites places you close to waterfront views and plenty of things to do at Four Rivers Conservation Area and Radio Springs Park. You can visit the Bushwhacker Museum to learn about Missouri's heritage through Civil War artifacts or sip fine wines at DeLaney Vineyard & Winery, both less than three miles from the hotel. We're also near Cottey College, perfect for families of students and alumni visiting the campus.

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Bushwhacker Museum

1.97 mi / 3.17 km from the hotel
Learn about small-town America through the eyes of 19th-century Vernon County residents at this fascinating museum. Browse Native American and Civil War exhibits before walking next door to the Bushwhacker Jail, the oldest structure in the city.

Champion Diamonds Baseball Complex

0.6 mi / 0.96 km from the hotel
Take in America's pastime at Champion Diamonds, the site of baseball and softball competitions for teams throughout Missouri.

Cottey College

2.55 mi / 4.1 km from the hotel
This independent women's college, a P.E.O. Sisterhood (Philanthropic Educational Organization) institution, offers an award-winning scholastic program. During your campus visit, you can stroll through the lovely 33-acre recreational area or cheer on the Comets at a basketball game.

Crowder College Nevada Center

2.85 mi / 4.59 km from the hotel
This acclaimed junior college is known for its attentive faculty, small class sizes, and high-level research into clean energy that has garnered global admiration and several awards.

DeLaney Vineyard & Winery

2.06 mi / 3.32 km from the hotel
If you're a wine aficionado, check out this family-owned vineyard, where Larry DeLaney produces vintage delights such as Celtic Charm, a sweet white wine.

Four Rivers Conservation Area

13.07 mi / 21.04 km from the hotel
Admire the beautiful views surrounding the four rivers that run through this enchanted wetland preserve. The rivers and wetlands are a haven for waterfowl, so take a camera to capture herons, pelicans, and shorebirds in flight.

Nevada Speedway

0.37 mi / 0.6 km from the hotel
You're just a few minutes from fast-paced racing action at Nevada Speedway. Load up on snacks from the concession stand and watch stock cars, mods, and go-karts take a hot lap at the "Granddaddy of Dirt."

Osage Prairie YMCA

2.84 mi / 4.56 km from the hotel
For an afternoon of fun activities, head to the local YMCA, which allows you to play racquetball, shoot some hoops, swim, and more.

Prairie State Park

25.59 mi / 41.18 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic lunch for a day trip to this 4,000-acre state park. Be sure to stop by the Regal Tallgrass Prairie Nature Center for the bison exhibit and various interactive activities. Be on the lookout for the bison herd that roams the park.

Radio Springs Park

2.68 mi / 4.32 km from the hotel
A popular site for weddings and romantic walks, this park along the seven-acre Radio Springs Lake is also great for families. The park features a playground, picnic shelters, and a fishing dock.

Vernon County Courthouse

1.91 mi / 3.07 km from the hotel
This three-story building with striking Romanesque Revival architecture was the first courthouse built in Missouri after the Civil War. It's now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Vernon County Fairgrounds

1.07 mi / 1.72 km from the hotel
Besides the annual Vernon County Fair, this complex hosts exciting events like tractor pulls, rodeos, Renaissance fairs, and square dances throughout the year.