Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

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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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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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 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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Explore The Wonders of Dickerson Park Zoo

Dickerson Park Zoo is a self-guided walking tour with a wide variety of animal exhibits. Learn about more than 500 animals while strolling along the 1.2 miles of paved trails. The zoo is organized geographically with animals from Asia, South America, Australia, Africa and other parts of the world…

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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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Incredible Caves of the Ozarks

Missouri has had the title of being The Cave State for many years. With over 7,000 caves documented in the state’s karst topography, tourists and locals can explore Missouri’s most beautiful and extensive underground caverns. One of Missouri’s most well-known caves is Fantastic Caverns. As the only…

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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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