Print Header
Calendar of Events
Sites and Buildings

Travel and Tourism

Float or Canoe on one of the beautiful rivers
imageimageimageimage Click on photo to enlarge image and view additional photos.

Welcome to Iron County, Missouri.   The scenic beauty of our county encompasses a rich history and a varity of natural resources that provide family friendly outdoor activities.  Every type of lodging you could want is available: hotel/motel, bed & breakfast, cabins and camping.  If you're looking for a retreat setting, we have that too!  A variety of delicious dining options await your arrival as well as unique local shopping venues.

Whether you arrive by car or Amtrak, welcome to Arcadia Valley in the heart of Iron County.  Visit Arcadia Valley Chamber of Commerce for more local information.   HIGHWAY 21 Drive: Starting in Affton and ending at the Arkansas state line, one could take Highway 21 almost all the way through the state, and enjoy scenic Iron County as part of it.

Iron County offers a variety of lodging options:
Hotel/Motel: Fort Davidson Hotel , Shepherd Mountain Inn & Suites, Viburnum Inn.
Bed & Breakfast: Arcadia Academy B&B, Dragon-Fly-In B&B, Nostalgic Place B&B and Plain & Fancy B&B.  
Cabins/Bungalows/Cottages: Arcadia Academy Private Bungalows/CottagesArcadia Valley Cabins, Black River Traditions and Dragon-Fly-In Cabins.  
RV Parks/Camping: Arcadia Valley RV Park and Big Creek RV Park.
Retreat facilities: Selah Among the Hills and Dragon-Fly-In Retreat.

Outdoor activites available in Iron County include: horseback riding in Arcadia or Annapolis, hunting and fishing, bird watchinggolf, hiking, swimming, Historic and Civil War Site Seeing and Live Entertainment. Include a visit to Missouri State Parks during your stay.  Council Bluff Lake Recreation Area near Viburnum offers boating, fishing, swimming and camping.

If you'd like to relax and let someone else do the driving, visit Arcadia Valley Tours for a variety of opportunities while you're exploring Iron County, Missouri.

Choose your next vacation style here: The Peaceful Side of the Ozarks  - The Outdoor Recreation Capital of Missouri - Ladies Getaway - Escape the City.