Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

Visit These Pumpkin Patches Around Springfield

Fall means pumpkin season! One of the most authentic experiences you can do with the whole family is picking pumpkins yourself from a pumpkin patch. If you're looking to get outdoors and find the perfect pumpkin for carving, here are the pumpkin patches around Springfield that are open this year…

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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 or biking. Wondering when the leaves are changing in the area? Check the Missouri Department of Conservation fall color updates. Kayaking/Canoeing The…

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Where To See Fireworks This Summer Around The Ozarks

If you want to see some fabulous fireworks displays, here’s where you can watch them during Fourth of July celebrations and around the Ozarks this summer. Did we miss one? Email myohn@springfieldmo.org and we may add it to the list. Fireworks At Hammons Field Fireworks are back at Hammons Field for…

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5 Best Ways To Explore The Ozarks This Summer

Looking to explore your backyard this summer? 37 North provides a wide variety of outdoor activities perfect for experienced adventurers or individuals itching to get out but not quite sure where to start. No matter your experience, check out how you can explore the Ozarks this summer with 37 North…

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Summertime Water Activities To Do Around The Ozarks

If you’re looking for ways to cool off this summer, check out these water activities in and around Springfield and the Ozarks area. Kayaking At Lake Springfield Boathouse You don’t need to buy a kayak to go kayaking. You can rent kayaks, canoes, and tandem kayaks for a few bucks an hour at Lake…

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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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