Family Travel

Pending as a new National Park Historic site, St Genevieve is a beautiful and historic town near the Mississippi River in Southeast Missouri.  Couples weekend, family fun, family travel, girlfriend getaway weekend, romantic, scenic, historic. See the Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary, hike at Hawn State Park or Pickle Springs. View the Mississippi River at Magnolia Hollow. Ride a river ferry. Play at the new family playground at the Community Center. Fun seasonal festivals include Garden Walk weekend, French Heritage Festival, Ste Genevieve County Fair, Rural Heritage Day, Christmas Variety Show, Christmas Parade, photos with Santa, musical programs, Saturdays in Ste Gen. Shop at an old-fashioned candy store, enjoy hand-dipped ice cream at Sara’s Ice Cream. Take a tour of historic French Colonial homes that were built in the 1700’s at the Felix Valle State Historic Site, the Bolduc House museum, the Guibourd Valle house, the Ste. Genevieve Museum Learning Center, the Green Tree Tavern.  Top ten best things to do in Southeast Missouri.

River Rapids Water Park

1301 Progress Parkway
Ste. Genevieve MO 63670
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River Rapids Water Park has daily and seasonal memberships available. This amazing facility includes several tubular tall water slides. The lazy river offers a relaxing float around the park. A 6 lane lap pool features a zip line, climbing ropes, and a diving board. An exciting kids’ play area has 30 different activities to enjoy. Come for a splashing good time!

Gaslight Ghost Tours and
4th Friday Pub Crawls

303 North Main St
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
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On Saturday evenings, a Ste. Genevieve Ghost Tours tour guide will lead a fun-filled 2 hour haunted “history” tour through the historic district with tales of ghosts, apparitions and historical oddities.  On the 4th Friday


each month in addition to the haunted tour, you will make beverage stops at 3 historic locations!  Both tours are outside and operate rain or shine, and so bring an umbrella if needed.  Reserve online at and choose your date.  Gaslight Ghost Tours are offered Saturdays 8:00-9:30pm April thru October and cost $20 for age 13 and older, $12 under 13.  4th Friday Pub Crawls run 7:00-9:30 and cost $35 per person. Tours depart from 303 N. Main Street.