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Visit These Pumpkin Patches Around Springfield

Fall means pumpkin season! One of the most authentic experiences you can do with the whole family is picking pumpkins yourself from a pumpkin patch. If you're looking to get outdoors and find the perfect pumpkin for carving, here are the pumpkin patches around Springfield that are open this year…

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Explore This Ozarks Cave By Lantern

If you want to experience the wonders of fall in all its glory, Smallin Civil War Cave is hosting its annual Civil War Lantern Tour allowing you to explore the cave by lantern-light. The Civil War Lantern Tour includes a traditional "on the trail" dinner of ham and beans, cornbread and fried…

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Unique Ways To See Fall Colors Around The Ozarks

If you love seeing the leaves change around the Ozarks, check out some of these more unique methods and adventures to see fall colors besides hiking or biking. Wondering when the leaves are changing in the area? Check the Missouri Department of Conservation fall color updates. Kayaking/Canoeing The…

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Guided Tours To Take Around Springfield, Missouri

If you want to glimpse some of the sights around the area, check out these attractions that offer guided tours. Did we miss one? Email myohn@springfieldmo.org and we may add it to the list. Cave Tours Fantastic Caverns Sit down for the only ride-thru cave tour in America, Fantastic Caverns. A…

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40+ Instagrammable Murals Around Springfield

Springfield is home to some beautiful artwork made by muralists and artists alike. If you're searching for your next photo op or want to tour Springfield's mural scene, here are thirty murals you can find around Springfield, MO. Is there one we missed or think should be on this list? Email…

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Sunflower Fields You Must Visit Near Springfield, Missouri

Did you know the Ozarks are home to several sunflower fields? If you’re looking for a fun photo op or to take a bit of sunshine home with you, here are several places you can pick your own sunflowers. 7C’s Winery 7C's sunflower experience allows you to stroll the 2.5-acre field and take pictures at…

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