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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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10 Things To Do Under $10 In Springfield, Missouri

When you visit Springfield, Missouri, you don’t have to spend much money. If you’re looking for something to do this afternoon, here are 10 activities to do around Springfield, Missouri that are under $10 a person. Mini Golf Both Fun Acres Mini Golf and Swing Right Golf offer very affordable golfing…

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Where To See Fireworks This Summer Around The Ozarks

If you want to see some fabulous fireworks displays, here’s where you can watch them during Fourth of July celebrations and around the Ozarks this summer. Did we miss one? Email myohn@springfieldmo.org and we may add it to the list. Fireworks At Hammons Field Fireworks are back at Hammons Field for…

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Take A Tour Of These Amazing Caves Around The Ozarks

There are about 6,400 documented caves in Missouri, with several of the state’s famous show caves in the Ozarks. If you want to tour some caves here in the Ozarks, check out some of these popular spots. Fantastic Caverns Sit down for your tour through the only ride-thru cave in America, Fantastic…

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Top Attractions In The Springfield, Missouri Area

Want to make the most out of your trip to the Springfield area? Check out the top 20 attractions in the area sorted in alphabetical order. Bass Pro Shops The number one tourist destination in Missouri, Springfield’s original Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World attracts more than 4 million outdoor…

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Summertime Water Activities To Do Around The Ozarks

If you’re looking for ways to cool off this summer, check out these water activities in and around Springfield and the Ozarks area. Kayaking At Lake Springfield Boathouse You don’t need to buy a kayak to go kayaking. You can rent kayaks, canoes, and tandem kayaks for a few bucks an hour at Lake…

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6 Must-Visit State Parks A Short Drive From Springfield

Every state is unique and has different characteristics, from the giant peaks of Colorado to the beautiful forests of Washington. Wherever you are in the United States, you are probably just a short distance from one of the thousands of state parks. According to America’s State Parks, “State parks…

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Farms To Visit In The Springfield Area

When I first visited Springfield, I didn’t expect to find a city embedded with such a rich farming culture full of farm stands and pastures. According to the Missouri Dept. of Agriculture, the Show-Me State is home to about 95,000 farms, covering two-thirds of the state’s total land acreage. On…

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