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Dream Valley Golf Course’s 18-hole layout unfurls across 6,255 yards of pristine fairways kissed by seven ponds amid a farmland perimeter teeming with lush foliage. Though mostly characterized by forgiving, tree-lined fairways, the course’s inventive layout requires adept course management with many twisting hole designs and flagsticks that double as jousting sticks during golf-cart battles. A dramatic dogleg right on the par-4 fourth forms the course’s hardest-rated hole, wherein golfers must either attack the 365-yard corridor by crushing a forced carry over a large pond or lay up about 160–180 yards for a safer but less rewarding tee shot. Clubbers can careen across the emerald meadows on their own spiky-soled feet or enlist the help of the club’s stock of rental carts, which help loop the links efficiently while insisting on being called a Mars rover-in-training.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par-71 course * Length of 6,255 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 68.5 from the farthest tees * Slope rating of 113 from the farthest tees * Three tee options * Click here for scorecard

90 Golf Course Rd
Buffalo,
MO
US

Established: 2010

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Average Duration of Services: 4+ hours

Brands Used: Performance Designs

Pro Tip: Being dependent on the weather sometimes we have to be flexible with the schedule.

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Parking: Parking lot

Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Solo Static-Line Jump (IAD)

Recommended Age Group: Adults

Q&A with Nick, Dropzone Owner And Skydiving Instructor

I'm a first-timer. How do you get me ready for the experience?

There is a four hour ground school training session followed by the solo jump on the same day. The training is a mix of in classroom power point and hands on learning. In the training, we explain everything the jumpers need to know in order to do a solo skydive. For the hands on learning, we have a training harness for jumpers to practice on. We basically go through the whole skydive on the ground before the actual jump.

What?s your favorite part of your job?

There is the excitement and thrill of skydiving. It's also a very interesting group of friends.

Apart from your business's main attraction, do you offer any "hidden" services or activities that visitors are always delighted to learn about?

There is a restaurant on premise open on Saturdays. First time jumpers and others observers that come out to watch always enjoy watching our regular jumpers float down. It's very pretty to see canopies in the air floating to the ground.

4460 Airport Road
Bolivar,
MO
US

A largely digital publication, The Bowfisher magazine champions piscine bow-hunting with recommendations on nationwide chartering businesses and guided ventures in the Ozarks. The editor-in-chief also charters his own local trips, immortalizing each adventure with complimentary digital-photo packages and toasts over a basket of quick snacks and beverages. As bow-fishers engage in a thrilling test of skill, they also take aim at invasive species such spotted gar, buffalo fish, and swamp things. Archers across the country can keep abreast of the sport's latest happenings in The Bowfisher's six digital issues a year, and peruse the online store for polarized glasses and promotional wear.

HC 79 Box 3240
Pittsburg,
MO
US

According to the staff sassanistas from Sassy She Parties, there's nothing wrong with helping kids look as glitzy on the outside as they feel on the inside. These glamour experts load up their mobile unit with the makings for a lush spa party, which will be set up onsite, whether at the celebrant's home or a hopscotch court. As they await their treatments, which could include a cucumber facial or sparkly makeup application, partygoers partake in crafts, making bracelets or frilly tutus.

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Urbana,
MO
US

Shires For Hire lead passengers on rolling, relaxing, and intimate horse-drawn carriage rides. Passengers nestle up close as their antique-style carriage trundles along a downtown street, elegantly pulls passengers away from a wedding, or schleps holiday wagons through the snow. Drivers delicately lead the ride, sporting cowboy hats, top hats for a black-tie affair, or hard hats when riding through a car wash.

2567 W State Hwy
Brighton,
MO
US

Opened in 1969, Bolivar Golf Club unfurls nine holes of tee-to-green challenges tailored to golfers of all abilities. The course cleaves through parkland terrain for a total of 3,288 yards from the farthest tees and a standard par of 36.

Course at a Glance: * 9-hole, par 36 course * Length of 3,288 yards from the tips * Course rating of 69.9 from the tips (adjusted for 18-hole round) * Slope rating of 129

1506 W Broadway St
Bolivar,
MO
US