Explore popular things to do in Nevada, Missouri

Booking a room or suite at the Country Inn & Suites in Nevada puts you close to plenty of things to do, such as connecting to nature at Radio Springs Park and Four Rivers Conservation Area. You can visit the Bushwhacker Museum to learn about Missouri's heritage through Civil War artifacts or sip fine wines at DeLaney Vineyard & Winery, both less than three miles from the hotel. Our location near Cottey College is perfect for families of students and alumni visiting the campus.

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Bushwhacker Museum

1.97 mi / 3.17 km from the hotel
Learn about small-town America through the eyes of 19th-century Vernon County residents at this fascinating museum. Browse Native American and Civil War exhibits before walking next door to the Bushwhacker Jail, the oldest structure in Nevada, MO.

Champion Diamonds Baseball Complex

0.6 mi / 0.96 km from the hotel
Take in America's pastime at Champion Diamonds, the site of baseball and softball competitions for teams throughout Missouri.

Cottey College

2.55 mi / 4.1 km from the hotel
A P.E.O. Sisterhood (Philanthropic Educational Organization) institution, this independent women’s college offers an award-winning scholastic program. During your campus visit, you can stroll through the lovely 33-acre recreational area or cheer on the Comets at a basketball game.

Crowder College Nevada Center

2.85 mi / 4.59 km from the hotel
This acclaimed junior college is known for its attentive faculty, small class sizes, and high-level research into clean energy that has garnered global admiration and several awards.

DeLaney Vineyard & Winery

2.06 mi / 3.32 km from the hotel
Savor a variety of flavors at this family-owned vineyard and wine bar, where Larry DeLaney produces vintage delights such as Celtic Charm, a sweet white wine.

August A. Busch Jr. Memorial Wetlands at Four Rivers Conservation Area

13.07 mi / 21.04 km from the hotel
Admire the beautiful views surrounding the four rivers that run through this enchanting wetland preserve. The rivers and wetlands are a haven for waterfowl, so take a camera to capture herons, pelicans, and shorebirds in flight.

Nevada Speedway

0.37 mi / 0.6 km from the hotel
Load up on snacks from the concession stand and watch stock cars, mods, and go-karts take a hot lap at the "Granddaddy of Dirt."

Prairie State Park

25.59 mi / 41.18 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic lunch and spend the day exploring this 4,000-acre state park. Stop by the Regal Tallgrass Prairie Nature Center for the bison exhibit and various interactive activities. Be on the lookout for the bison herd that roams the park.

Radio Springs Park

2.68 mi / 4.32 km from the hotel
Located along the seven-acre Radio Springs Lake, this family-friendly park features a playground, picnic shelters, and a fishing dock. It’s also a popular site for weddings and romantic walks.

Vernon County Courthouse

1.91 mi / 3.07 km from the hotel
This three-story building with striking Romanesque Revival architecture was the first courthouse built in Missouri after the Civil War. It's now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Vernon County Fairgrounds

1.07 mi / 1.72 km from the hotel
Besides the annual Vernon County Fair, this complex hosts exciting events like tractor pulls, rodeos, Renaissance fairs, and square dances throughout the year.