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2016 photos

Well, here we are – only two days left until 2017. It seems that everyone is ready to leave 2016 behind and get started on the new year but before we do, let’s take a look back at our 12 most-liked Instagram photos of 2016:

January

columbia big tree: big burr oak tree
The Big Tree looks extra magnificent surrounded by snow. Photo from opens in a new window@brittpepper.

February

alley a in columbia mo

Alley A 📷 by opens in a new window@nickeymonaghan

March

big tree mcbaine, columbia mo honeysuckle field

Awesome photo of the big tree from opens in a new window@schaeferpix.

April

rainbow over downtown columbia mo

Columbia = pot of gold. Photo by opens in a new window@imadiehere.

May

mizzou botanic garden, columbia mo, university of missouri, jesse hall in background

We heard it was National Garden Day…

June

sparky's homemade ice cream in downtown columbia, mo - cup of ice cream with a cone on top

90° temps = Sparky’s Homemade Ice Cream 📷 by opens in a new window@christa_jane.

July

sunset in downtown columbia mo, como golden hour with tiger hotel in background

Check out that CoMo sunset! 📷: opens in a new window@sugarwhips

August

the big burr oak tree at night, columbia mo the big tree

We don’t think The Big Tree has ever looked so beautiful 📷: opens in a new window@johnbecksroommate

September

mkt trail in columbia mo, autumn, brown leaves on the ground

It’s starting to look like fall on the MKT! 📷: opens in a new window@dr_marge18

October

golden retriever rubbing francis statue nose for good luck on exam

Raise your paw/hand if this is how you get your good luck before exams. 📷: opens in a new window@finleythefierce

November

supermoon rises above jesse hall on the university of missouri campus in columbia mo

Check out this amazing shot from last night! [Photo by opens in a new window@wenbozzz] Did you see the super moon?

December

snow-covered broadway in downtown columbia mo

We’ve had a rough couple of days here in Columbia but at least the snow made for some great photos! 📷: opens in a new window@wgwinfrey


It looks like everyone really loves photos of The Big Tree, Jesse Hall, and The District! Do you have a favorite photo from 2016 you’d like to share with us? Tag us on Instagram ( opens in a new window@VisitColumbiaMO), Twitter ( opens in a new window@ColumbiaMOCVB), or use #ShowMeCoMo to share.

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