Calling all motorcycle enthusiasts! Missouri’s winding roads, breathtaking scenery, and charming towns are calling your name. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or just starting out, the Show Me State offers a diverse range of beautiful backroads. 

Experiences for your next weekend escape are waiting for you in Benton County with breathtaking lake views! If you’re tired of fighting the traffic on weekends and want to unwind on the open road, this trip is for you!

Beyond the Buzz of Big Cities: Benton County’s Hidden Gem

While iconic destinations like Branson and the Ozarks draw many riders, there’s a hidden gem waiting to be discovered: Benton County. Nestled in the heart of Missouri, this lesser-known region boasts some of the state’s most scenic and enjoyable motorcycle rides.

Cruise along through quaint towns, and past picture-perfect farms. Benton County offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of big-city traffic. It allows you to truly connect with the open road and surrounding beauty on your motorcycle trip. If your bucket list includes more rides this year, don’t miss out on this one!

Lincoln, Cole Camp, and Warsaw: Your Weekend Oasis

After a day of exploring the open roads on scenic motorcycle routes, unwind and refuel in the charming towns of Lincoln, Cole Camp, and Warsaw. Each offers a unique blend of small-town charm, friendly locals, and surprisingly diverse shopping and dining options.

Lincoln welcomes you with its wide open farmland spaces, interspersed with unique shops and cafes. Grab a cup of locally roasted coffee and a pastry before browsing through antique stores, and local boutiques.

Cole Camp boasts a historic downtown filled with German culture and charm, delicious family-owned restaurants, and unique shops selling everything from home décor to handcrafted gifts. Don’t miss the chance to grab a bite at one of “Missouri’s Best” locally-owned and operated restaurants and soak in the town’s uber-friendly atmosphere.

Warsaw, nestled along the banks of the Osage River, offers a relaxed and scenic setting. Explore the historic Main Street, dotted with antique shops, and specialty stores. After a day of exploring, unwind at one of Warsaw’s waterfront restaurants, enjoying a delicious meal with a stunning river view.

Unforgettable Biker Routes in Benton County:

Benton County’s diverse landscape offers a variety of routes catering to different riding styles and preferences.

Leisurely rides through rolling hills, offering breathtaking vistas of the countryside, on your way to a waterfront marina for dinner such as Truman State Park Marina. Take your time, soak in the scenery and peacefulness.

Explore Benton County’s rich history by traveling through our downtown Main Streets. • Stop at a quaint ice cream shop like Back in Time Headquarters in Warsaw for a snack and purchase a game or relic from when you were a child.

Take the winding back roads with varying terrain. Remember to prioritize safety and ride within your limits. Travel out to Rick’s Oar House for a water-front dinner with your fellow riders and mingle with the friendly locals, waiting to tell their fishing tales.

Enjoy dinner and karaoke at Benton Ridge Winery and Campground.

You can discover Benton County Backroads using the interactive map on our website. Enjoy a weekend trip on the bike with your friends. Whether you choose to stay the night, or simply take a day road-trip, you’ll love the fantastic lake views. 

Beyond the Ride:

While riding is the highlight of your trip, Benton County offers additional activities to enrich your weekend getaway. Visit local museums, explore hiking and biking trails, or spend a relaxing afternoon at a state park.

Ready to hit the road and discover Benton County’s hidden gem? Pack your bags, grab your helmet, and prepare for a weekend filled with scenic views, charming towns, and unforgettable motorcycle adventures!

Please note: Always prioritize safety while riding. Ensure your motorcycle is in good working order, wear proper safety gear, and follow all traffic laws. Remember, respect the environment and leave no trace during your travels.