Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

See Springfield's Museum Without Walls

Stroll the streets of downtown Springfield, and you might notice something spectacular: a metal tree made of cooking pans, a delicate larger-than-life dandelion and a septet of colorfully painted steel humanoids. These are just three of 40-plus sculptures on display through Sculpture Walk…

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8 Can't-Miss Local Art Galleries

There’s no shortage of art galleries in town, so grab a coffee and start gallery hopping. Fresh Gallery Fine Art View this post on Instagram A post shared by Fresh Gallery (@freshgallery1) 401 N. Boonville Ave., Springfield @freshgallery1 VIBE:…

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20 Hidden Gems At Springfield-Greene County Libraries

All book lovers know the source for the best “hidden gems” is the public library. But the Springfield-Greene County Library invites all to look a little further for more unexpected surprises. When you do, soon you’ll be saying “You can do THAT at the Library?” Cool stuff you can take home besides…

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5 Spots Perfect For Biking In The Ozarks

This upcoming season is the perfect time to hit the trails on your bike and explore our area’s winding trails, peaceful lakes, and spectacular views of our colorful landscape. Whether you’re just starting or have been shredding for years, there’s a trail for everyone to enjoy in the Ozarks. Here are…

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6 Must-Visit State Parks A Short Drive From Springfield

Every state is unique and has different characteristics, from the giant peaks of Colorado to the beautiful forests of Washington. Wherever you are in the United States, you are probably just a short distance from one of the thousands of state parks. According to America’s State Parks, “State parks…

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Farms To Visit In The Springfield Area

When I first visited Springfield, I didn’t expect to find a city embedded with such a rich farming culture full of farm stands and pastures. According to the Missouri Dept. of Agriculture, the Show-Me State is home to about 95,000 farms, covering two-thirds of the state’s total land acreage. On…

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Historic Springfield Then & Now

Since becoming a city in 1838, Springfield has seen a lot of changes. From a Civil War battle and a quick-draw shootout downtown to the naming of Route 66 and a VJ Day celebration that filled the square. Here is a quick summary of Springfield’s history and a few photos of how the city has changed…

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Things To Do With Grandkids In Springfield, MO

If your grandkids are spending spring break with you, head for Springfield, where you’ll find all kinds of inexpensive things they’ll enjoy doing. Along with creating lasting memories, you’ll like knowing your house is staying clean while you enjoy the amenities of a hotel. You’ll find hotel rooms…

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Walk, Ride, Or Float Your Way Through The Ozarks

When it comes to exploring the outdoors, stay on the beaten path or take a walk on the wild side with trails for all skill levels and abilities in southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas. Ozark Greenways Galloway Creek Greenway Ozark Greenways offers a diversity of trails including…

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