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10 Reasons To Visit Springfield, Missouri

If you’re on the fence about visiting Springfield, check out our list of top 10 reasons to visit the third-largest city in Missouri. Connections To The Great Outdoors If you love the outdoors, Springfield is the perfect place for you. The city is home to dozens of parks and trails perfect for…

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Step Back In Time At Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, one of six national parks in Missouri, is a perfect stop for an entertaining and educational experience. Fought on August 10, 1861, the Battle of Wilson’s Creek was a pivotal battle in Missouri and the second major battle of the Civil War. When the smoke cleared…

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Milling Around The Ozarks

The Ozarks are full of historic mills located a few minutes from Springfield to over two and a half hours. What were once water mills and home to small businesses, check out these historic mills located all over the Ozarks. Ozark Mill View this post on Instagram A post shared by…

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Searching for the Antique and Unique

The Springfield area is home to dozens of antique shops, resale boutiques, flea markets and thrift stores. If you’re a bargain hunter, antique lover, collector or just looking for a unique souvenir, you’ve come to the right place. The Springfield area is home to dozens of antique shops, resale…

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The Best Places To Hear Poetry Readings In Springfield

In a land long, long ago and not so far away, I sat in an English class at Southwest Missouri State College (now Missouri State University) and listened to the professor offer forth two definitions. The first was for prose. “Prose,” he said, “is written with words in the best order.” He then went on…

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These Springfield Spots Are Pet-Friendly

Springfield, MO has many activities for visitors and residents to enjoy with their favorite fur companions. Most obvious, of course, are outdoor activities such as exploring the numerous parks and trails that showcase the beauty of the Ozarks. Here are some of the top parks, trails, and pet-friendly…

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Discover These 30+ Museums In Springfield, Missouri

Whether your interests are in local history or events of the past that shaped our nation, historical sites and museums in the area will provide education and entertainment for hours. Some are well known while others are quirky and off the beaten path, and they all are worth exploring. Many are free…

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