Elkton has an 18 hole golf course and a driving range nearby and an automobile race track at Wheatland which has Jalopy races once a week during the summer months. Wheatland is only 9 miles north of Elkton. Fresh water fishing is a major attraction for summer vacationers. Truman reservoir and Lake of the Ozarks are accessible within a day's drive as well as near by Pomme de Terre lake
The Ozarks are spectacular in the fall. Oak, Maple and Walnut mixed with Cedar and many other hardwoods produce a mixture of color unparalleled anywhere. Flights of wild geese and ducks fill the sky and wild turkeys in flocks as large as 50 birds roam freely through the countryside. Deer, bear and coyotes as well as rabbits and squirrels are among the wild game abundant throughout the area.
Springfield is the home of the world famous Bass Pro Shop, and Tracker Boat Company has their manufacturing facilities near by.
Branson Missouri is to the south on the Missouri Arkansas border. Many of our nation's top entertainers have their own private theaters there. Shows on a Broadway scale are available daily. It is probably the most popular destination for Automotive vacationers in the USA.
Spectacular limestone caves dot the area, some are large enough to accommodate vehicle traffic