Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

Great Deals For College Students In Springfield, Missouri

Students looking to save some dough can find great deals in the Springfield area. Here is a list of great deals and specials that can be redeemed with and without a valid student ID at Springfield area businesses. Are we missing a deal on our list? Email myohn@springfieldmo.org with your suggestions…

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Three Spots To Build-Your-Own Bouquet In The Ozarks

Flowers don’t have to be just for special occasions. Around the Ozarks, you can find several businesses that allow you to build your own bouquet and display a little bit of the Ozarks on your table. Here are three spots where you can make floral arrangements yourself. Ozark Mtn. Flower Truck Photo…

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10 Reasons You Have To Visit MIDXMIDWST In 2021

If you love the arts, live music and entertainment, MIDxMIDWST may be your next favorite festival. MIDxMIDWST is an art and music festival premiering September 11-12, 2021. If you’re wondering why you should attend, here are 10 reasons this event is a must-see. 1. Watch eight muralists transform…

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Sunflower Fields You Must Visit Near Springfield, Missouri

Did you know the Ozarks are home to several sunflower fields? If you’re looking for a fun photo op or to take a bit of sunshine home with you, here are several places you can pick your own sunflowers. 7C’s Winery 7C's sunflower experience allows you to stroll the 2.5-acre field and take pictures at…

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10 Ways To Cool Off Around Springfield, MO

Looking for a place to cool off this summer? Check out these spots around Springfield for a refreshing or air-conditioned escape from the summer sun. Pineapple Whip During the summer, locals head to the three Pineapple Whip shops in Springfield to get their taste of a chilly summertime favorite…

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Where To Pick Blueberries In The Ozarks

Between June and July is blueberry season in the Ozarks. See where you can pick blueberries this summer in the Ozarks. B Berry Farms Pick to your heart’s content at this 40-acre farm with 8-acres of blueberry bushes. Check out the farm’s homemade beauty products and campsite amenities if you’re…

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Step Back In Time At Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, one of six national parks in Missouri, is a perfect stop for an entertaining and educational experience. Fought on August 10, 1861, the Battle of Wilson’s Creek was a pivotal battle in Missouri and the second major battle of the Civil War. When the smoke cleared…

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6 Lakes To Visit Near Springfield This Summer

If you’re interested in getting out to the lake this summer and enjoying the water, check out these six lakes near Springfield, Missouri great for recreational water activities. Lake Springfield Just south of the metro area is Lake Springfield, the city’s most well-known lake. The park surrounding…

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Explore The Wonders of Dickerson Park Zoo

Dickerson Park Zoo is a self-guided walking tour with a wide variety of animal exhibits. Learn about more than 500 animals while strolling along the 1.2 miles of paved trails. The zoo is organized geographically with animals from Asia, South America, Australia, Africa and other parts of the world…

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