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Visit Bolivar & Polk County

There's a lot to do just northwest of Springfield. Bolivar is a vibrant small town with a charming downtown, 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 plenty…

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Thai In or Thai Out

A guide to Springfield's Thai food Springfield is known for its diverse dining options. Locals don’t have to go far to divulge in an assortment of worldly delicacies. Join us as we travel through Springfield’s exquisitely indulgent cuisine in our dining around the world series starting with the…

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Holiday Events In The Ozarks

Enjoy the Ozarks this holiday season. The colder it gets the more likely we all are to fill a thermos full of hot cocoa, bundle up with all the winter clothes and outerwear we can find and get ready to be wowed by brilliantly sparkling lights and holiday cheer. Regardless of slightly wind-bitten…

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Cheers to Thanksgiving!

Springfield is a hub for craft beer, the spirit industry and nightlife, especially during the holiday season. Springfield is a hub for craft beer, the spirit industry and nightlife, especially during the holiday season. Thanksgiving is right around the corner and there will be plenty of family…

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Farmers' Markets of Springfield

Local produce, handcrafted gifts and other unique wares. If uber-fresh food straight from the farm is what you’re yearning for, Springfield offers plenty. From farmers’ markets to farm-to-table dining at many of the city’s restaurants, the food comes from right here in the Ozarks. And it couldn’t be…

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Dining that is Uniquely Springfield

When in Springfield, eating out is more than a way to fuel the body; it’s an event. That’s especially true at some of the city’s unique dining establishments where charm, character, history and great food are the ingredients that make up a recipe for fun family memories. One of the most recent…

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Six Scenic Ozarks Hikes

Beautiful scenery beckons those who love the outdoors and want to explore the hiking trails surrounding Springfield. Just hop in the car, drive two or three hours, put on your hiking boots and take off. You’ll be amazed by what you’ll see. “Outdoors in the Ozarks is unlike anywhere else,” said Danny…

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Experience Nixa

Shopping and Dining in one of the Ozarks’ fastest growing communities 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…

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