Welcome to the Arcadia Valley.  The word “Arcadia” comes from the Greek, meaning a scene of simple pleasure and quiet.  As you travel throughout our valley, you will agree the name fits perfectly.

You are our guests and we cordially invite you to share with us the Arcadia Valley’s unsurpassed beauty and heritage.  The Fort Davidson Hotel sincerely hopes your stay with us will be a pleasant one.  Have fun and come back soon.


“The Arcadia Valley is one of the most delightful places I have ever been, with beautiful scenery all about, plenty of cool water available, making ice cease to be a luxury, and enough altitude to insure cool weather.” Ulysses S. Grant

Black River

Located near Lesterville & Annapolis, the Black River is a crystal clear river, perfect for floating, tubing and swimming. There ...
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Fort Davidson Historic Site

The Confederates under Gen. Sterling Price may have taken the fort, but Union efforts at Fort Davidson in the Battle ...
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Taum Sauk Mountain State Park

Climb to the top of Taum Sauk Mountain State Park and be on top of Missouri – literally. The park’s ...
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Millstream Gardens Conservation Area

The only whitewater kayak area in Missouri is home to the first race of the season in March of each ...
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Silver Mines Recreation Area

This is an abandoned mining town on the St. Francois River with shut-ins, 200 foot bluffs and scenic hiking trails ...
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The Arcadia Valley Area has some of the best hunting land in Missouri.  With the various terrain of the St ...
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Blue Springs

This spring really lives up to its name—the vivid blue water makes this Missouri spring a sight to see; well ...
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