Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

Top Attractions In The Springfield, Missouri Area

Want to make the most out of your trip to the Springfield area? Check out the top 20 attractions in the area sorted in alphabetical order. Bass Pro Shops The number one tourist destination in Missouri, Springfield’s original Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World attracts more than 4 million outdoor…

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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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Things To Do In Springfield, MO This Month: May 2022

Check out all the events happening in Springfield, Missouri in May 2022. Gigs In The Garden Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and listen to live, local music at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park with Gigs in the Garden. The concerts are free to attend but a $10 donation is suggested. In the case…

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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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Check Out These Colleges Around The Ozarks

Eagles and Panthers and Bears, oh my! Not to mention Bearcats, Bobcats and Valor! Some of the best higher education institutions in the Midwest are in the Ozarks, each offering something unique for students and the communities they call home. Public or private, large or small, colleges and…

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Amazing Things to do at Big Cedar

Nestled between the Ozark Mountains and the sparkling waters of Table Rock Lake sits Big Cedar Lodge. Johnny Morris’s 4,600-acre premier wilderness resort is your ultimate luxury getaway destination and playground for new adventures. Whether you’re looking to experience golf like never before…

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The Springfield, Missouri Spring Bucket List

Wondering what to do this spring in Springfield? Check out our Springfield, Missouri, spring bucket list for ideas to make this season the best ever. Attend The World’s Fishing Fair To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Bass Pro Shops is hosting the World’s Fishing Fair exclusively at the store in…

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