Our Favorite Things to Do in Kirksville, MO

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At Suntrup Volkswagen, we understand that improving your Oakville drive is only one small reason to buy a new Volkswagen. Getting out and enjoying the Mehlville area is important, too. To help you spend more time doing that we’ve rounded up our favorite Kirksville attractions, explore them and if we missed anything let us know in the comments section below.

Del and Norma Robinson Planetarium

Located on the campus of Truman State University, the Del and Norma Robinson Planetarium brings the wonder of the universe to the citizens of the Fenton area. Stop by for regular classes or enjoy a student-led show for an educational and entertaining experience perfect for the whole family.

Location: 100 E Normal Ave., Room 2100 in Magruder Hall, Kirksville, MO

Kirksville Aquatic Center

If you’re looking for a way to cool off this summer, head on over to the Kirksville Aquatic Center. The site features both an indoor and outdoor pool area, water slide, diving board, and even a section for smaller kids, so they can enjoy the water without worrying about where the bigger kids are.

Location: 801 E Mills St., Kirksville, MO

The Kirksville Escape Room

Love a good mystery? Eager to solve challenging puzzles with your closest friends? Then head over to the Ville Escape Room and put your wits to the test with one of their three custom Escape Room challenges. They accommodate groups of 2-8 people and can even be rented out for private events.

Location: 110 S Franklin St., Kirksville, MO

Thousand Hills State Park

The perfect place to spend the day before you head in for dinner in St. Louis! Thousand Hills State Park is an expansive park with miles of trails to wander, an expansive lake for boating, serene forested woodlands to explore, and even ancient petroglyphs to spark your imagination and curiosity. The perfect location for a romantic date or family gathering.

Location: 20431 State Highway 157, Kirksville, MO

Sugar Creek Conservation Area

Trap shooting, hunting, fishing, camping — if you love doing it outside, you can do it at Sugar Creek CA. Just a short drive from St. Louis, the facility is well-maintained and ideal for the outdoor lover who wants the convenience of a monitored area and handy restrooms, too.

Location: Sugar Creek State Forest, Kirksville, MO

Explore Kirksville with the Help of Suntrup Volkswagen!

For a better way to explore beautiful and exciting local areas, contact us at Suntrup Volkswagen to learn more about our dealership. If you’re planning a day trip near Saint Louis, you’ll definitely want to explore some of our favorite things to do near Chesterfield or learn about places to visit in Fenton, MO. We can also take you to a few of our favorite Webster Groves shops!

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