Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

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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I Went To Food Truck Night At Turners Station Mercantile

Being active on social media means you tend to see many events taking place within the 417 area. One event that I have always been interested in attending but have not been able to is the Tuesday night food truck event at Turners Station. Well, I have officially been able to change this, as I…

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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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Private Chef Services To Try Around The Ozarks

Did you know that Springfield and the surrounding area has a great selection of in-house, private chef services? You can have someone come to your home and create such great meals for you and your family or even for a large group. There are chefs that specialize in everything from authentic Italian…

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Guided Tours To Take Around Springfield, Missouri

If you want to glimpse some of the sights around the area, check out these attractions that offer guided tours. Did we miss one? Email myohn@springfieldmo.org and we may add it to the list. Cave Tours Fantastic Caverns Sit down for the only ride-thru cave tour in America, Fantastic Caverns. A…

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Did you know…? 5 Fun Facts about Springfield, MO

Missouri’s third largest city has plenty to offer, but did you know these five facts? In addition to providing some conversation starters during your next planning session, these fun facts reveal even more reasons to consider Springfield, Missouri, for your next event. FUN FACT #1: Brad Pitt is from…

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Amazing Breakfast Spots To Try Around The Ozarks

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Being a lover of all breakfast foods, I tend to agree! I believe breakfast food is the best kind of cuisine and should be enjoyed at all hours of the day. The Springfield area has quite a collection of breakfast spots. Join me on this…

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40+ Instagrammable Murals Around Springfield

Springfield is home to some beautiful artwork made by muralists and artists alike. If you're searching for your next photo op or want to tour Springfield's mural scene, here are thirty murals you can find around Springfield, MO. Is there one we missed or think should be on this list? Email…

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10 Reasons You Have To Visit MIDXMIDWST In 2022

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 10-11, 2022. 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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