Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Susan Wade
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Susan Wade

Public Relations Manager
Springfield CVB
swade@springfieldmo.org

Your Guide To The Ozark Greenways

Ozark Greenways offers a diverse system of trails including rails-to-trails, paved trails, gravel trails, a water trail, and natural surface trails. Springfield also has a growing 80+ mile network of on-street bicycle routes that connect throughout the city. Whether you are biking, hiking or…

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Downtown Springfield: Then & Now

Downtown Springfield is an energetic part of the city filled with restaurants, retailers, attractions, entertainment venues, galleries and more. “It’s gone through an astounding evolution from what it was in the 1950s and ‘60s,” said John Sellars, executive director of the History Museum on the…

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Things To Do With Grandkids In Springfield, MO

If your grandkids are spending spring break with you, head for Springfield, where you’ll find all kinds of inexpensive things they’ll enjoy doing. Along with creating lasting memories, you’ll like knowing your house is staying clean while you enjoy the amenities of a hotel. You’ll find hotel rooms…

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Behind The Scenes with Dickerson Park Zookeepers

A visit to Dickerson Park Zoo is about a lot more than seeing animals from all over the world. Patrons will also see beautiful landscaping, hear unusual sounds and learn important lessons about conservation. All that wouldn’t be possible without the zookeepers who keep the hundreds of animals at the…

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Explore History At The History Museum On The Square

Exploring the past helps us understand the present, and in Springfield, the award-winning History Museum on the Square is a fun and interesting way to step back in time. The museum’s galleries explain the area’s history with interactive displays, interpretive exhibits, unique artifacts and…

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The Haunted Guide To Springfield

If you run toward things that go bump in the night instead of running away, you’re going to love Springfield and the surrounding area. All over the Ozarks, you’ll find enduring ghost stories that thrill and chill. Where To Stay Springfield has a variety of accommodations to fit your desired…

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Take A Hike On These Ozarks Trails

When it comes to exploring the outdoors and learning about the history of the area, you can stay on the beaten path or take a walk on the wild side with trails for all skill levels and abilities in southwest Missouri. Here are a few suggestions. The Link An option for bike riders is using The LINK…

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Experience Branson, Missouri

Branson has been offering authentic Ozark Mountain hospitality, a plethora of live shows, dozens of family attractions and three pristine lakes that have been luring visitors to the Missouri Ozarks for more than one hundred years. Check out the top popular attractions to visit this year. Photo…

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How To Find The Best Antiques In Springfield, MO

When it comes to antique stores and flea markets, one piece of advice holds true no matter where you’re shopping. If you see something you love, don’t think you can come back for it later. “If you see it, buy it,” said Shelly Gordon, owner of The Vintage Peddler. “It won’t be there when you come…

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