Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

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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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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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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