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Boonville (Missouri)

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Boonville [1] is a small town in Missouri, a state of the United States of America. It is notable as the starting point of the Santa Fe Trail, parts of which are preserved as a unit of the United States National Parks system [2]. An itinerary for the Santa Fe Trail is presently under development here.

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By car[edit]

Interstate 70 connects Boonville with Kansas City to the west and Columbia and St. Louis to the east.

By bus[edit]

  • Greyhound, [3]. Buses stop at the Fame Tire & Auto located at 17987 Jefferson Rd.

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  • Katy Trail State Park [4]. Bicycling route between St. Charles in the east and Clinton in the west; passes by town.

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  • Isle of Capri Boonville Hotel & Casino, 100 Isle of Capri Blvd, 1-800-843-4753. Available in your choice of two queen size beds or one king size bed, our Deluxe Room is furnished with a luxurious pillow-top mattress, 32” flat screen television, complimentary wireless internet, in-room coffeemaker and a room safe for all your valuables. Suites are also available with either two queen size beds or a king size bed. In addition to all of the furnishings of a Deluxe Room, your suite also includes a whirlpool tub. Refrigerators are available for an additional $10 fee. Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel Boonville  edit

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  • The Santa Fe Trail did not start in Boonville proper, but rather at the now-abandoned site of Franklin near town. Markers commemorate the site. See also Boone's Lick State Historic Site, preserving a salt lick that was important to Santa Fe Trail travelers.


Routes through Boonville
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