Maison on Main
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Local Attractions

Looking for something to do? Maison on Main is nearby to a number of attractions and areas of interest. Enjoy a few of these activities to enhance your stay.


Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art
On the campus of Central Methodist College
Website (660)248-3391

Stephens Museum of Natural History
On the campus of Central Methodist College

Open by Appointment
Website (660)248-3391

Morrison Observatory
One of the oldest observatories in the nation, the Morrison Observatory was built in 1875. Originally located in nearby Glasgow, it was moved to its present location in the 1930s. The
observatory is open selected dates in spring and fall for stargazing, and is also used for college-level astronomy classes.
Website (660)248-3391 

Central Methodist University Campus 
This beautiful campus in the center of town is over 150 years old, and features two beautiful towers, plus a grassy quadrangle which serves as a center of activity for students. Visit the library, take in a service at Linn Memorial Methodist Church, walk the track or watch a variety of college sports teams compete.



Places of Interest 

Boonslick State Historic Site
This site located ten miles west of Fayette is where Daniel Boone's sons made salt from the salt spring. Includes informational kiosks and picnic tables. A short trail leads through the woods to the actual spring.
Website (660) 837-3330

KATY Trail
The KATY Trail, the longest rails-to-trail conversion in the nation, runs across the state close to Fayette. Two trailheads are nearby, at New Franklin and at Rocheport. Visitors enjoy hiking, biking and jogging the trails throughout the year. Some consider the section at Rocheport to be the most spectacular part of the trail, as it includes rocky, white cliffs on one side of the trail and the Missouri River on the other side. The section at New Franklin goes through bottomland and rural farmland.




On any given weekend, a variety of activities may be occurring, from a fishing derby, to  a play in the Little Theater, to a concert on the Square.

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