Natural Beauty, Fine Dining, Parks, Wineries & Breweries, Scenic Drives, Historic Sites, and so much more ......
All of these things can be found in Jefferson County, Missouri
Making a Difference Promoting Tourism
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Please donate today and help make Jefferson County the place of choice to dine, explore and stay. Your donation can make a huge difference in bringing awareness to Jefferson County. Included with your donation, the JCTC will list your name/business logo on our website in rotator ads and on our Facebook page showing your support. Check out the advertising section under resources for more advertisement opportunities, or simply make a donation by clicking the Donate Here button below!
Learn about the Jefferson County Tourism Commission
Listen to JCTC President, Scott Seek discussing the formation and plans for the newly formed Jefferson County Tourism Commission at the 2021 State of the County Address.
Spring and Summer are just around the corner. What a better way to escape the winter blues than getting out to explore nature right here in Jefferson County! Check out some of the day trips we have planned that are sure to brighten your day.
Enjoy an adventurous nature hike, delicious lunch then popcorn and movie to end the day!
Breakfast, antique shopping, and a trip to the winery for a drink and dinner all while taking in the breathtaking views!
Shopping on Main Street, enjoying a delicious lunch and brew, off to the park for some family fun and end the day with frozen custard!
A fun day of play for the kiddos on a state of the art playground, venture on a nature hike, then learn a bit of history while overlooking the river and finish the day with some tasty mexican food!
Start your day on a nature hike, round of golf or scenic balloon ride then enjoy dinner and a trip to the Brewing Co. for a cold one!
Breakfast, a day of exploring a few historic sites such as the Sandy Creek Covered Bridge then on to wine tasting and dinner!
Lunch, site seeing at Mastodon State Historic Site and custard for dessert!
Golfing, BBQ for dinner and a night at the raceway!
The Jefferson County Tourism Commission would like to take this opportunity to thank the Arnold Tourism Commission, Festus Tourism Commission and the Pevely Tourism Commission for their support in the start up of the JCTC. We would also like to thank the Jefferson County Growth Association for their continued efforts and support through these last few months in helping to form the JCTC. This plan has been in the works for many, many years now. A lot of thinking and planning by many JCGA Board Members has gone into this venture which has finally become a reality. We look forward to the road ahead and where we can take it!
Jefferson County Tourism Commission Board Members
Visit Jefferson County
Escape isn't worlds away, it's all around us!
Visit one of Jefferson County's wineries or breweries and let your senses take flight!
Welcome to Historic Kimmswick!
Take a trip to the beautiful and historic city of Kimmswick, Missouri! Step back in time in the city, founded in 1859, where you’ll encounter one-of-a-kind shops, quaint eateries, charming inns, and lively attractions such as the annual Strawberry Festival. Stop by LaChance Vineyard’s newest location to enjoy fine wines, and an elegant dinner.
Plan your day trip or peaceful getaway to Kimmswick today!
For more information, check out the Kimmswick Town Brochure, Restaurants or Stores by clicking one of the links below.
Hidden Treasure right here in Hillsboro, Missouri.
~ Kress Farm Garden Preserve ~ Day trip worth taking!
Current News & Events
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This is the Jefferson County Tourism Commission's very first advertisement to help promote all we have to offer, right here in Jefferson County, Missouri.
ST.LOUIS VISITOR FUN MAP
This was all made possible thanks to the funding from the following four businesses:
Arnold Tourism Commission
Festus Tourism Commission
Pevely Tourism Commission
Jefferson County Growth Association
Jefferson County Tourism President, Scott Seek speaking about the newly formed (JCTC) Jefferson County Tourism Commission at the Virtual 2021 State of the County Address.
This event was brought to you by the Jefferson County Growth Association.
JCTC Executive Director, Sharon Floyd speaking about the progress of the Jefferson County Tourism Commission since start up in October of 2020.
Try your luck at winning one of several $25 Gift Cards.
Log on to the JCTC Facebook Page to enter now! (be sure to follow the rules)
May 14th and May 15th
Hillsboro Homecoming & Festival
June 5th 8:00 a.m. -- June 6th 5:00 p.m.
Kimmswick Strawberry Festival
Come on down to Kimmswick for our Strawberry Festival! The big draw to this festival is the popular Original Kimmswick Strawberry Jam that sells out nearly every year and will be available at the Visitors Center.
There will be over 200 craft, food, vendor and corporate booths. All of our wonderful shops and restaurants will be open and will be selling strawberry themed items.
Mark your calendars for June 26th
Independence Day Celebration!
Please note: in addition to regular public admission there will be tent reservations available for semi-private accommodations for a fee.
Mark your calendars for July 4th
Jefferson County Fairgrounds
July 4th Celebration!
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
The Jefferson County Tourism Commission (JCTC) is newly formed as of October, 2020.
The JCTC envisions making Jefferson County the place of choice to dine, explore and stay in Eastern Missouri.
The JCTC is here to strengthen and grow Jefferson County's economy through travel and tourism which will bring more revenue to the county all while supporting our local businesses.