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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 and trails: Springfield…

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Springfield Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic inhabitancy in the New World began in 1492 when Columbus arrived under the mandate of Queen Isabella of Spain. Spanish exploration and settlement of what is now the state of Florida began in 1513 and expanded across the continent through the Southwest and other regions. Hispanic presence…

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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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Visit These U-Pick Farms In The Ozarks Area

Nothing says summer and fall like fresh produce. If you want to get outside this year and do something different, head out to one of the many berry farms in the Ozarks to pick your own produce. From strawberries to blueberries, blackberries and pears, see where you can pick your favorite fruits each…

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