This is not the trivial thought coming from a random internet person. It's one of the most prominent and well-respected travel websites in the world that just named a Missouri place 'America's Tree City' for Christmas.
Normally when you hear anyone discussing crime rates in Missouri, you'll hear St. Louis, Kansas City or Springfield mentioned. Surprisingly, none of those metros has the highest crime index in the state of Missouri though. Number one is a small area with only just over 2,000 residents.
What is old is now new again. You might have heard that classic roller coaster "Fire in the Hole" was being retired after the 2023 season. There is word now that it's about to be reborn bigger and better than ever at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri.