The Most Convenient of All the Hotels near Pony Express Museum
Saint Joseph is the largest city in northwest Missouri and is located just a quick 30 minute drive from Kansas City International Airport. Ramada is surrounded by everything our historic town is known for and is only a few minutes away from the Pony Express National Museum.
Within walking distance you'll find a variety of familiar restaurants. East Hills Mall is right across the street, the Shoppes at North Village and Stetson Factory Outlet are less than four miles away, and a short drive can take you to St. Joseph Civic Arena and Phil Welch Stadium.
Hotels near Jesse James Museum
Ramada is also that rare hotel near museums and attractions that are brimming with historical significance. Visit the Jesse James Museum and see the where the infamous outlaw was gunned down. Patee House Museum served as headquarters for the Pony Express and is only four miles away, making us the most convenient of all the hotels near Patee House Museum.
Hotels near St. Joseph Museum & Missouri Western State University
St. Joseph Museum is dedicated to the cultural and natural history of St. Joseph and is located less than a mile away. The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art has one of the finest collections of 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century American art in the Midwest region and is less than two miles away. Local colleges include Missouri Western State University, Vatterott College and Hillyard Technical College.
Local Events in the Greater Saint Joseph Area
Whether you're in town for business or pleasure, our Saint Joseph, MO, hotel provides a unique experience in a town named an "All-America City" by the National Civic League and is so rich with history that its slogan is "Where the Pony Express started and Jesse James ended." Search through our events blog for things to do while vacationing in our famous town.
Interesting Things To Do
Date posted: 12/06/2013
In St Joseph at this time of year, a wide range of holiday activities are on the schedule to delight residents and visitors alike. If you will be spending the holidays at one of the St. Joseph MO hotels, be sure to check out all the holiday festivities the city has to offer...
Date posted: 11/04/2013
In St Joseph, there is an enormous variety of entertainment possibilities between which visitors are able to choose. From family friendly sessions of miniature golf to late night bars and clubs, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Food, drink and music are all entwined to create a very...
Date posted: 10/15/2013
The program of shows at the Robidoux Resident Theatre is incredibly varied. Coming soon, showing for one weekend only between October 25th and 27th is the stunning performance of the most popular musical in the world: Les Miserables. Known by most for its hits ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ and...
Date posted: 09/09/2013
The Pony Express National Museum in St Joseph, Missouri, celebrates a unique period in American history. In 1860, on the April 3rd, a horse rider left the Pikes Peak Stables in the town carrying bags full of mail and made the two thousand mile journey west to Sacramento, California in...
Date posted: 08/15/2013
The festival is a celebration of music in the Midwest and this year’s festival Hall of Fame honors the legendary Chuck Berry who has dedicated more than 60 years to music.
Date posted: 07/17/2013
Summer is a great time for pretty much everyone. The only thing most people could agree is missing is some good old fashioned football! It’s almost time for football games to start up again and teams all over the U.S. are getting ready for an exciting season. Here in Missouri, the team...
Date posted: 06/19/2013
Summer and the outdoors go hand-in-hand. Now, you can add music to that list to make it even more enjoyable! This Summer, the city of St. Joseph will hold its annual Sounds of Summer Concert Series every Friday at Coleman Hawkins Park. There will be live music from various musicians...
Date posted: 05/13/2013
When you think of the world of contact sports, the first sports you would most likely think of are football, hockey, and rugby. Most people would not automatically think roller derby. In fact, unless you have actually been to a roller derby game, you would probably have no idea how intense of...
Date posted: 04/22/2013
Now that Winter is over and Spring is in the air, it’s time to shed the sweaters and enjoy the outdoors again. What better way to spend a Spring day than with a parade and a barbeque! If you will be visiting St. Joseph and staying in one of the hotels near Civic Center Park, be sure to check out...
Date posted: 03/22/2013
If you’re looking for a way to connect with your faith, the Celebration Life Festival and Crusade may be the event for you! Those staying in hotels near Civic Arena in St Joseph MO will be able to experience a four day weekend with worship artists and speakers for the whole family. This is sure...
Date posted: 02/21/2013
This year for the entire month of March, the Missouri State Archives will be traveling across the state. Those in hotels near Jefferson City, MO will get the chance to witness Missouri’s history firsthand through colorful exhibits at local museums, historical societies, libraries and educational...
Date posted: 01/09/2013
The perfect winter activity for those staying in hotels in St Joseph Missouri is enjoying a theatrical performance. If you’re a fan of the Robidoux Resident Theatre in St. Joseph, another great venue to check out is the Historic Missouri Theatre, supported by the Performing Arts Association.
Date posted: 12/17/2012
Are you staying in St Joseph MO hotels during 2013? If you’re a fan of the theatre arts, there are plenty of shows happening at the Robidoux Resident Theatre to check out! The organization is known for putting together full scale productions throughout Northwest Missouri, as they believe the arts...
Date posted: 11/29/2012
If you are staying in budget hotels in St Joseph MO for the holidays, you should definitely pay a visit to the St. Joseph Museum, which provides a gateway to St. Joseph’s past. The St. Joseph Museum is part of St. Joseph Museums Inc, which also includes the Glore Psychiatric Museum, St. Joseph...
Date posted: 10/24/2012
If you are spending the holidays in cheap hotels in St Joseph MO, there are many ways to get into the holiday spirit! The Albrecht-Kemper Museum is holding two different events for families to help get some gift shopping done and expose kids to Santa and the holiday spirit. All season you can...
Date posted: 09/26/2012
If you’re staying in waterpark hotels in Missouri and have an interest in the arts, be sure to take some time to visit the Robidoux Resident Theatre. The organization works to bring professional quality theater productions to Northwest Missouri through volunteer work. RRT believes that the arts...
Date posted: 08/29/2012
Those staying in Missouri hotels in St Joseph might be attending one of the big music festivals happening in the area this fall. And why not, the JoeStock Music and Southside Fall Festival both look to be full of great music, food and activities for all ages.
Date posted: 07/26/2012
Are you fascinated by the Civil War? If so, you may be looking forward to the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Lone Jack this year! The Lone Jack Society in Missouri is celebrating this anniversary with a reenactment and living history commemoration weekend. If you’re staying in hotels near...
Date posted: 06/26/2012
Those staying at St Joseph MO hotels are in luck as there are many great ways to celebrate the summer in St. Joseph! You can grab a blanket and enjoy an evening in park with some great music or catch a play at the Potter Theatre at Missouri Western State University. Read below for more...
Date posted: 05/25/2012
During the last weekend in June, LifeLight Missouri will return to Miracle Hills Ranch in Bethany. The two-day free Christian music festival is aimed to inspire with uplifting music and engaging guest speakers. Camping is available on festival grounds, so feel free to bring the whole family!
Date posted: 04/03/2012
If you’re visiting the area and staying at hotels in St Joseph, Missouri a great place to visit to learn about the area is the St. Joseph Museum on 3406 Frederick Avenue. It houses three museums, The Glore Psychiatric Museum, Black Archives Museum and of course, the St. Joseph Museum. The location o
Date posted: 03/26/2012
Those staying in hotels in St. Joseph MO this spring will be lucky enough to witness the city’s apple blossom season, beginning March 31. The plants will bloom all the way up to the Apple Blossom Festival, the third oldest festival in the U.S. on May 5. The festival will host a spring parade, BBQ an
Date posted: 02/22/2012
Next week, St, Joseph, Missouri is holding a Restaurant Week. What makes the St. Joseph Restaurant Week unique is the donation of 10% of restaurant week special menu sales to Second Harvest Community Food Bank.
Date posted: 01/23/2012
St. Joseph, Missouri is home to a thriving resident theatre called Robidoux. It focuses on professional quality theater productions with the passion of volunteering. Arts play a vital role in the life of a community as an educational, economic and community development. Robidoux celebrates the...
Date posted: 11/22/2011
The holidays are right around the corner. Here are a few events happening in St. Joseph, Missouri that should help you get ready for the holidays and teach you about the beautiful American Bald Eagle!
Date posted: 10/27/2011
Celebrate the holidays with friends and family at a festive winter wonderland. Each year, St. Joseph is the place to be, with its fantastic display of holiday lights and friendly atmosphere that make up the “South Pole”. Over 100,000 people visit annually to drive through the amazing array of...
Date posted: 09/29/2011
Fall means the start of colder weather and the holiday season with Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas all one after the other. If you happen to be in St. Joseph, Missouri this fall, there are some great events that will get you ready for the 2011 holiday season. Read below for details on these...
Date posted: 08/26/2011
Can’t wait for Halloween? If you’re in St. Joseph, Missouri this October, you can get your pumpkin fix a bit early this year. The Pony Express Museum is holding the PumpkinFest on Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9. PumpkinFest is a free family arts festival annually held on the second...
Date posted: 07/28/2011
Northwest Missouri’s biggest and best event, the Trails West Festival, will take place Friday, August 19 until Sunday, August 21 in St. Joseph. With an annual attendance of approximately 45,000, this arts and music festival is sure to provide you with some excellent weekend entertainment!
Date posted: 06/30/2011
The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph recently opened a new exhibit that features the works of esteemed artist Markus Pierson. The exhibit is entitled Markus Pierson: A Life Electric, 25 Years of the Coyote Series. It will feature some of the wildest works by Pierson.
Date posted: 05/27/2011
Summer is just around the corner and that means it’s also time for all those fun outdoor events to begin! One of the best happenings around St. Joseph, Missouri is the “Sounds of Summer” concert series that will take place throughout the next couple months. The concerts will be on...
Date posted: 04/25/2011
Starting on a Saturday, April 30 the Saint Joseph Symphony will be presenting the Ode to Joy, an all Beethoven Concert. The St. Joseph Symphony is a must see if you have never been there, it is led by music director Rico Mcneela who is a seasoned director.
Date posted: 03/07/2011
The Robidoux Resident Theatre will be performing their unique Beatles Experience on Friday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m.
Date posted: 02/16/2011
The American Girl Doll Club will be meeting at the St. Joseph Museum on Friday, March 11, from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Date posted: 01/23/2011
Dr. Benjamin Moritz will perform a piano recital at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 17, in the Kemper Recital Hall at Missouri Western State University.
Date posted: 12/09/2010
On Sunday, December 19, the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion cordially invites the general public to take in all the beautiful holiday decorations during an afternoon open house.
Date posted: 11/06/2010
The Annual City Lights Festival is a Victorian themed holiday festival that features horse drawn carriage rides, carolers, Christmas parade and a downtown tree lighting ceremony.
Date posted: 10/04/2010
Pony Express PumpkinFest is an annual family arts festival held during the second full weekend in October and features live entertainment, a children's costume parade, festival rides, games, crafts and food.
Date posted: 09/07/2010
On September 15 you can saddle up and ride the Pony Express Trail for a two day excursion that will lead you throughout one of the most historic trails in our country's history.
Date posted: 08/11/2010
The Annual TrailsWest! Festival will take place at Civic Center Park behind St. Joseph City Hall beginning on Friday, August 20.
Date posted: 07/04/2010
Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri, officially becomes The Summer Home of the Chiefs with their first practice on Friday, July 30, at 1:50 p.m.
Date posted: 06/03/2010
The National Pony Express Association will have its annual Re-Ride this month.
Date posted: 05/12/2010
Schweizer Orchards has produced and packed high-quality River Bend Apples for over four generations. Throughout the year they have a variety of fresh fruit that can be picked in their beautiful orchards.
Date posted: 04/25/2010
This year’s Apple Blossom Festival Parade will have an “Expanding St. Joe Horizons: From Ponies to Planes” theme, which celebrates Saint Joseph’s 150-year history with the Pony Express Sesquicentennial to performances by the world-famous Blue Angels.
Date posted: 04/01/2010
On Saturday, April 3, the Pony Express Bridle & Saddle Parade will be held throughout the streets of St. Joseph, winding its way to the Pony Express National Museum.
Date posted: 03/13/2010
This year the NCAA Women's Elite Eight will be held at the St. Joseph Civic Arena. The tournament begins on Tuesday, March 23, with the championship game being held on Friday, March 26, at 7 p.m.
Date posted: 02/07/2010
The Saint Joseph Symphony is a professional orchestra in St. Joseph, Missouri. On Sunday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. the symphony will be performing their Chamber Concert #3:
Date posted: 01/11/2010
On Stage Touring LLC and Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. are launching the first-ever Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists Tour in celebration of the King’s 75th birthday in 2010.
Date posted: 01/05/2010
The St. Joseph Antique Show at the Civic Arena will feature a variety of collectibles.
Date posted: 12/02/2009
Built by Joseph Robidoux circa 1850, Robidoux Row is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Date posted: 11/09/2009
The annual Sugarplum Festival returns November 12th to the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art. Providing a sophisticated shopping experience, those in attendance will enjoy wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, live music and the refined atmosphere of the museum.
Date posted: 11/01/2009
On November 6th the Robidoux Resident Theatre will present "Rave On! The Buddy Holly Tribute" at 7:30 p.m. in the Missouri Theatre.