Charming Excelsior SpringsWinery Tours, Golf, and More
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Named for local collection of mineral springs that put the town on the map, Excelsior Springs has been a destination for those seeking rejuvenation for more than a century. Today, Excelsior Springs is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and cultural historic attractions, the most notable of which is our very own Elms Hotel & Spa. If you'd like more information about what's nearby during your stay, or would like theater tickets, wine tours, golf rounds, or restaurant reservations arranged, don't hesitate to ask our concierge.
Willow Springs Mercantile
249 E Broadway St., Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 | 816-630-7467 | 0.6 miles from hotel
Purveyor of fine wine and gourmet foods, the Willow Springs Mercantile also sells jewelry, candles, handmade soaps, and art, and has a bistro offering soups and sandwiches with live music on the weekends.
Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site
Kearney, MO 64060 | 816-580-3387 | 8.5 miles from hotel
This state park features a 100-acre lake for fishing and swimming and a sandy beach for sunning, as well as walking, bike, and horse trails. The historic site of Watkins Mill is a preserved wool mill built in 1860.
Hall of Waters Visitor Center & Cultural Museum
201 East Broadway St., Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 | 816-637-2811| 0.5 miles from hotel
Originally built in 1937 as part of Roosevelt's New Deal, the Art Deco-styled Hall of Waters featured 10 varieties of Excelsior Springs mineral water. Today, the building is home to city offices, a visitor center, and a water bar area which offers a self-guided Excelsior Springs history tour.
The Jesse James Farm & Museum
21216 James Farm Rd., Kearney, Missouri 64060 | 816-736-8500 | 8.8 miles from hotel
This museum features the largest collection of James family artifacts and is accompanied by outlaw Jesse James' family home and farm in Kearney, Missouri. Tour the museum and restored home and view an informative video relating the story of Frank and Jesse James and their bank- and train-robbing escapades. There's also a gift shop where you can procure Jesse James tee shirts, coffee mugs, and other souvenirs.