Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

The Springfield, Missouri Spring Bucket List

Wondering what to do this spring in Springfield? Check out our Springfield, Missouri, spring bucket list for ideas to make this season the best ever. Attend The World’s Fishing Fair To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Bass Pro Shops is hosting the World’s Fishing Fair exclusively at the store in…

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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 Kids In Springfield, Missouri

No matter how old your kids are, Springfield has activities for kids spanning all ages. Check out some of Springfield’s top activities you can do with kids. Wonders of Wildlife Prepare to spend up to four hours exploring Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium. Voted America’s Best Aquarium…

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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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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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Take an Exotic Winter Walk at Dickerson Park Zoo

Did you know one of the best times to visit Dickerson Park Zoo is in the wintertime? Open year-round, Dickerson Park Zoo is Springfield’s most exotic 1.2 mile walk. While a few of the birds and primates spend the winter off exhibit, there is still a lot to see and do. Many animals enjoy the cold…

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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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