Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

5 Ways to Enjoy The Springfield Art Museum

Established in 1928, the Springfield Art Museum is the city’s oldest cultural institution. Offering permanent and traveling installations, workshops, classes and special events, it continues to thrive and spread its mission of inviting visitors to connect with the world, their community and…

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Exploring Rountree Neighborhood

When I was a college student, I would sometimes drive around Springfield’s Rountree neighborhood and daydream about living there. Near downtown and Missouri State University’s campus, this historic neighborhood is filled with charming bungalows and tree-lined sidewalks perfect for strolling. Now…

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The Magic of C-Street

There’s a kind of magic on Historic Commercial Street (affectionately known as C-Street) that you just can’t find anywhere else in Springfield. Maybe it’s the variety of beautiful architecture from bygone eras, the bevy of dining options or the vintage and artisanal shopping. Perhaps it’s the live…

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Exploring Galloway

Galloway is quiet on Sundays, typically, as church hours keep this stretch of Lone Pine Avenue untouched by traffic. It’s a simple delight to take time to wander from Sequiota Park down to the Galloway Creek Greenway, the first trail in Missouri to become a National Recreation Trail in 2003 by the…

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Free Things To Do In Springfield Missouri

Your trip to Springfield doesn't have to be expensive! There are plenty of free things to do around the city that cost nothing. If you're looking for something to do this afternoon, here are several free things to do around Springfield, Missouri. Sculpture Walk Known as the museum without walls…

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Where To See Christmas Lights Around The Ozarks

Looking for something to do in the evenings in December? Grab a cup of hot cocoa, hop in the car with the kids or your friends and check out these Christmas light displays around the Ozarks. Did we miss any? Email myohn@springfieldmo.org and we may add it to the list. Bass Pro Shops Winter…

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Unique Ways To See Fall Colors Around The Ozarks

If you love seeing the leaves change around the Ozarks, check out some of these more unique methods and adventures to see fall colors besides hiking. Wondering when the leaves are changing in the area? Check the Missouri Department of Conservation fall color updates. Kayaking/Canoeing The Ozarks…

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