The GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour 2014 will roar into downtown Jefferson City, Missouri on August 17 as the Second stop of the 5 day, 1,000 mile journey. Located in the heart of Missouri, Jefferson City, also known as “Jeff City,” is rich with historical traditions, beautiful landscapes, fine cuisine and attractive shopping centers just waiting to be discovered. Explore Missouri history in the magnificent Missouri State Capitol, go on one of the many prison tours at the Missouri State Penitentiary and stroll through the quaint downtown with its specialty shops and restaurants. Spend some time at the wineries, parks and museums that make Jefferson City a great experience.
The Missouri State Capitol dominates a bluff overlooking the Missouri River that was one of the first sites passed by Lewis and Clark on their famous expedition
The Missouri State Capitol dominates a bluff overlooking the Missouri River and the bronze statue atop its 238 foot-high dome is the first thing that comes into view for visitors of Jefferson City. The same bluff was one of the first sites passed by Lewis and Clark on their famous expedition, and the city is close to both the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and KATY Trail State Park. The city is also home to the imposing Missouri State Penitentiary, the “bloodiest 47 acres in America.”
If you are planning in participating in this years GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour, here's some fun facts about Jefferson City , Missouri:
-Jefferson City is home of the Missouri State Penitentiary where both history and ghost tours are conducted
-Jefferson City is the State Capital of Missouri
-The State Capitol building is home to the Thomas Hart Benton Murals
-Atop the dome of the Capitol building sits the Roman goddess of agriculture, Ceres
-Jefferson City was recently voted America’s “Most Beautiful Small Town”
-Jefferson City features a beautiful Missouri River Access
Jefferson City is home to the historic German “Southside” called Old Munichburg
-Jefferson City is home to the Fischer Farms Pumpkin Patch
-Jefferson City is home to the famous Central Dairy Ice Cream Parlor
-Historical Lincoln University is set in Jefferson City
Historic Downtown Jefferson City will be the location for the THE GEICO MOTORCYCLE HOT BIKE TOUR staging and events area.
Go to www.hotbikeweb.com/tour for more info on The GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour 2014.
Hope to see you there!!