- The list below includes 3 free or cheap things to do in or near Laclede, Missouri, including 2 different types of inexpensive activities like Historic Sites and National & State Parks.
- From Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site to Pershing State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Laclede.
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1100 Pershing Dr, Laclede, MO 64651 MoreLess Info
Visitors can tour the nine-room Gothic-style house where General John J. Pershing lived for several years beginning when he was six years old. Visitors can also tour the Prairie Mound School where Pershing taught, and see the exhibits in it explaining more about Pershing's military accomplish.
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c/o Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site, Laclede, MO 64651 MoreLess Info
Constructed in 1858 using the Howe-truss system, the 151-foot Locust Creek Covered Bridge is the longest of the four remaining bridges in Missouri that were part of the nation's first transcontinental railroad. Visitors can view the bridge that makes a wonderful backdrop for photos.
90% 52 votes
20431 State Hwy. 157, Kirksville, MO 63501 MoreLess Info
Nestled on the shores of Lake Foster, visitors to the Thousand Hills State Park can swim, fish, mountain bike, boat and watch wildlife. Camping is available at the park in campsites and cabins.