Missouri is pronounced as both "Missouree" and "Missouruh," and is known as "The Show Me State." For visitors, this might mean nothing, but what will matter is all the things to do and see here. Folks can dine on award-winning barbecue and ride through a deep cave, all in one day. There are breathtaking lakes and waterfalls, as well as quirky museums dedicated (independently) to Precious Moments dolls and the mentally insane. Whatever you desire from a vacation, you can find it here. (All photos are courtesy of the Missouri Division of Tourism).