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Springfield Tourism and Sightseeing
Springfield, Missouri rests atop an ancient plateau, surrounded by rolling hills and offering an interesting mixture of metropolitan amenities, scenic natural beauty and a vibrant history. As Missouri’s third largest city, Springfield is rich with unique and entertaining attractions, over a thousand dining options as well as a variety of shopping & cultural activities. Springfield, also known as the Queen City of the Ozarks, has had a noteworthy history. Significant Civil War battles occurred in and around Springfield, leaving in its wake the Springfield National Cemetery and eventually Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield. The nation’s first recorded “Wild West Era” shootout took place on Springfield’s Park Central Square following the Civil War. Early in the Twentieth Century, a name was needed for the route that would connect Chicago to Los Angeles; On April 30th 1926 Springfield, MO became the birthplace of Route 66 as officials converged in the city and decided on a name.   Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Matilda the Musical at Springfield Little Theatre
Matilda the Musical at Springfield Little Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Apr 03, 2020 (Friday) Theater event in Springfield, MO USA

Matilda the Musical April 03, 2020 at Springfield Little Theatre in Springfield, MO 7:30PM


Matilda the Musical at Springfield Little Theatre
Matilda the Musical at Springfield Little Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Apr 05, 2020 (Sunday) Theater event in Springfield, MO USA

Matilda the Musical April 05, 2020 at Springfield Little Theatre in Springfield, MO 2:00PM

Miranda Lambert: Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour
Miranda Lambert: Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Next Weekend, Oct 25, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Springfield, MO USA

Miranda Lambert: Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour October 25, 2019 at JQH Arena in Springfield, MO 7:00PM

Miranda Lambert: Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour
Miranda Lambert: Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Next Weekend, Oct 25, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Springfield, MO USA

Miranda Lambert: Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour October 25, 2019 at JQH Arena in Springfield, MO 7:00PM

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at Gillioz Theatre
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at Gillioz Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Next Month, Nov 22, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Springfield, MO USA

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker November 22, 2019 at Gillioz Theatre in Springfield, MO 7:00PM


Napoleon Dynamite at Gillioz Theatre
Napoleon Dynamite at Gillioz Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Next Month, Nov 15, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Springfield, MO USA

Napoleon Dynamite November 15, 2019 at Gillioz Theatre in Springfield, MO 8:00PM

Peppa Pig Live! at Gillioz Theatre
Peppa Pig Live! at Gillioz Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
This Month, Oct 29, 2019 (Tuesday) Theater event in Springfield, MO USA

Peppa Pig Live! October 29, 2019 at Gillioz Theatre in Springfield, MO 6:00PM

Riley Green - Meet & Greet Upgrade at JQH Arena
Riley Green - Meet & Greet Upgrade at JQH Arena things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Feb 14, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Springfield, MO USA

Riley Green - Meet & Greet Upgrade February 14, 2020 at JQH Arena in Springfield, MO 7:30PM

Ryan Bingham at Gillioz Theatre
Ryan Bingham at Gillioz Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Next Week, Oct 23, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Springfield, MO USA

Ryan Bingham October 23, 2019 at Gillioz Theatre in Springfield, MO 7:30PM


tobyMac at Gillioz Theatre
tobyMac at Gillioz Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Next Month, Nov 07, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Springfield, MO USA

tobyMac November 07, 2019 at Gillioz Theatre in Springfield, MO 7:00PM

Vince Gill at Juanita K. Hammons Hall
Vince Gill at Juanita K. Hammons Hall things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Tomorrow, Oct 17, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Springfield, MO USA

Vince Gill October 17, 2019 at Juanita K. Hammons Hall in Springfield, MO 7:30PM

ZZ Top : 50th Anniversary Tour
ZZ Top : 50th Anniversary Tour things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Next Month, Nov 05, 2019 (Tuesday) Concert event in Springfield, MO USA

ZZ Top : 50th Anniversary Tour November 05, 2019 at Juanita K. Hammons Halls for the Performing Arts in Springfield, MO 7:30PM

ZZ Top : 50th Anniversary Tour at Juanita K. Hammons Hall
ZZ Top : 50th Anniversary Tour at Juanita K. Hammons Hall things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Next Month, Nov 05, 2019 (Tuesday) Concert event in Springfield, MO USA

ZZ Top : 50th Anniversary Tour November 05, 2019 at Juanita K. Hammons Hall in Springfield, MO 7:30PM

American Inn Ozark
American Inn Ozark
Hotel in Ozark, MO USA
Currently as low as $59.95/night!

Less than 20 miles from central Springfield Missouri this Ozark hotel features a seasonal outdoor. Free Wi-Fi is included in every room. A 32-inch flat-screen TV is featured in all rooms at American Inn Ozark. Each air-conditioned room includes a private bathroom.Outdoor Pool.

Americas Best Value Inn - Ozark
Americas Best Value Inn - Ozark
Hotel in Ozark, MO USA
Currently as low as $84.49/night!

Free Wi-Fi a business center and a heated pool help you work hard and play hard at Americas Best Value Inn-Ozark/Springfield. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Arbor Suites At The Mall
Arbor Suites At The Mall
Hotel in Springfield, MO USA
Currently as low as $66.33/night!

Free continental breakfast fully equipped kitchens and DVD players await guests at the Arbor Suites at the Mall. The two-floor chalet-style Arbor Suites hosts 80 rooms each with available Wi-Fi a fully equipped kitchen cable TV and a DVD player. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Arbor Suites Medical Mile
Arbor Suites Medical Mile
Hotel in Springfield, MO USA
Currently as low as $67.49/night!

The all-suite non-smoking Arbor Suites Medical Mile gets good marks from our guests for its extra-spacious rooms. With 50 rooms on two floors the Arbor Suites Medical Mile features suites that are up to 470 square feet much larger than the typical hotel room.Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Battlefield Inn Springfield
Battlefield Inn Springfield
Hotel in Springfield, MO USA
Currently as low as $57.00/night!

A free airport shuttle continental breakfast free Wi-Fi a seasonal outdoor pool and central location are part of the charm of this wallet-friendly hotel. The pet-friendly Battlefield Inn Springfield has 48 rooms on two floors with designated non-smoking rooms.Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Baymont by Wyndham Springfield I-44
Baymont by Wyndham Springfield I-44
Hotel in Springfield, MO USA
Currently as low as $69.00/night!

A heated indoor pool and hot tub free high-speed internet access and complimentary breakfast add value to your stay at this non-smoking Springfield hotel. La Quinta Inn Springfield East is a pet-friendly hotel designed with 103 rooms on three floors. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Baymont By Wyndham Springfield South Hwy 65
Baymont By Wyndham Springfield South Hwy 65
Hotel in Springfield, MO USA
Currently as low as $67.15/night!

Free breakfast free Wi-Fi an indoor pool and U.S.-65 location two miles from the Battlefield Mall are the best assets of the non-smoking Baymont by Wyndham Springfield South Hwy 65. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

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Best Places to Stay in Springfield


Best Western Plus Bolivar Hotel & Suites
Guest Score:
From $94 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Swan Song Inn
Guest Score:
From $159 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
The Mansion At Elfindale
Guest Score:
From $105 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Towneplace Suites Springfield
Guest Score:
From $155 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Walnut Street Inn- Bed & Breakfast - Adult Only
Guest Score:
From $126 / night.



Best Time to Visit Springfield


If you do not like the weather in the Ozarks, wait a while and it will change. The average annual precipitation in Springfield is 43 inches; about half of that amount is in the form of snow. In the winter the average low and high temperatures are 24-45 degrees Fahrenheit and in the summer the average low and high temperatures are 65-88 degrees Fahrenheit. Anytime is the perfect time to visit Springfield, depending on the type of experiences you are looking to engage in.

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Monthly Temperatures in Springfield


Month Low Avg High
January 21.8 31.7 41.6
February 26.4 37.1 47.7
March 34.9 46.3 57.8
April 43.6 55.6 67.7
May 53.4 64.7 75.9
June 62.2 73.4 84.6
July 67.1 78.5 89.9
August 65.6 77.6 89.5
September 57.4 69.3 81.2
October 46.1 58.4 70.6
November 35.3 45.9 56.4
December 25.9 35.7 45.5

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