Thurman’s visitors are renewed with the many outdoor offerings that are close by. Besides the many river activities, the nearby neighboring communities offer horseback riding, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and camping. To complement educational learning and exploration, opportunities are available through local history museums, art galleries and outdoor adventure guides in the neighboring towns of Chester, Thurman and Warrensburg. As a vacation destination, there are plenty of natural resources, arts and crafts, historical sites and local history museums. Spring maple and fall farm tours are favorite activities for all ages.