Plan a Tour Like Never Before
See Sedalia Through the Sedalia Legacy Tour
Visit Sedalia, MO and experience early 1900’s railroad culture, as costumed step-on guides unfold Sedalia’s colorful history.
Imagine your motorcoach magically transformed into a trolley, traveling back to the notorious House of Negotiable Affections and the famous Maple Leaf Club where Scott Joplin performed.
Tour the Katy Depot, the unique Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site, and the Missouri State Fairgrounds, all symbols of Sedalia’s early prominence as a busy railroad town.
Sedalia’s Railroad Legacy Tour Includes:
Minimum Group Size: 40 people
* Package not available on city wide event dates.
Plan a Ragtime Festival Tour in June
Each June, Sedalia honors Scott Joplin’s contributions to the rich local history with numerous outdoor venues, featuring concerts, dance lessons, and a musical symposia. Each day of the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival offers free concerts under tents, on street corners, and in the parks. Ticketed concerts are held in climate-controlled indoor music halls.
Visit area attractions in communities near Sedalia such as Cole Camp, Warsaw, and Boonville.
Visit the site that on July 7, 1876, Frank and Jesse James, Cole, Jim, and Bob Younger and the gang robbed the Missouri Pacific train at the “Rocky Cut” near Otterville, Missouri. Also see the still visible Civil War bunkers nearby.
Prefer the back roads, quaint villages, the family-owned historic inns and unique places that most people have never heard of? Then a ride of the Katy Trail would be perfect you.
Railroad Heritage Exhibit
The Katy Depot represents a non-traditional approach to Sedalia’s railroad heritage. Period buildings serve as exhibit cases, each containing illustrated panels and artifact windows telling the story of the railroad and its’ impact on Sedalia.
Visit a working farm as a group, see the equipment needed to manage a small acreage, and eat lunch in the barn cooked on a grill by the cattlemen.
Contact us for more information about any of the tours listed above.