Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

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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5 Dishes You Didn't Know You Could Get In Springfield

Not many cities allow you to dine around the world in a single day. Springfield has an already intricate food scene where you can feast upon pretty much any cuisine you desire. I've found some pretty incredible dishes I had no idea you could get in Springfield throughout my food-tasting journey…

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Experience Nixa

Springfield is surrounded by communities that help make up the fabric of the Ozarks. Nixa, just south on U.S. 160, is certainly one worth visiting. “There is a hidden secret that many people are finally beginning to realize — and traveling from all over to experience — and that is our shopping and…

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Visit Bolivar & Polk County

There's a lot to do just northwest of Springfield. Bolivar is a charming small town with a vibrant downtown area, a world-class art museum, a hospital and a four-year university offering a variety of degrees, including two doctoral programs. About 30 miles northwest of Springfield, Bolivar offers…

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The Springfield, Missouri Winter Bucket List

Wondering what to do this winter in Springfield? Check out our Springfield, Missouri winter bucket list for ideas to make this season the best ever. Visit Stops Along The Ozarks Coffee Trail Warm up this winter with the Ozarks Coffee Trail. The area is home to several coffee shops, each offering…

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The Sweetest Candy Shops In The Ozarks

Too old to trick-or-treat? Check out these Ozarks candy shops filled with decadent delights, candies, and delicious homemade chocolate you won’t want to let your kids have. Askinosie Chocolate After quitting his successful law practice, Shawn Askinosie fell in love with making chocolate from…

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You Have To Visit These Haunted Places Around 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 and will get you in the mood for Halloween. Haunted History Walking Tours You can start…

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Great Deals For College Students In Springfield, Missouri

Students looking to save some dough can find great deals in the Springfield area. Here is a list of great deals and specials that can be redeemed with and without a valid student ID at Springfield area businesses. Are we missing a deal on our list? Email myohn@springfieldmo.org with your suggestions…

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