Missouri, the "Show Me State," hosts a wide variety of opportunities for travelers. St. Louis is a cosmopolitan city filled with fashionable restaurants and smoky jazz clubs. Visit historic communities, such as Laclede's Landing and The Hill, where fine restaurants, art galleries, and craft shops abound. Kansas City features more than 40 museums and numerous galleries and is well known for its jazz festivals and summer music events. Branson, the capital of live music and entertainment, boasts more than 30 theaters and is minutes away from the peaceful wooded hills of the Ozarks. If you are looking for relaxing recreation with soothing scenery, visit North Missouri. The great outdoors of Kirksville boasts two large state conservation areas.