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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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Fantastic Caverns
Fantastic Caverns Top Attraction!
Tour in Springfield, MO USA

Fantastic Caverns, a family owned business discovered in 1862, is America's only Ride-Through Cave. The 55-minute tour through the ancient underground riverbed will amaze visitors with massive formations and impeccably preserved natural features. Fantastic Caverns, a family owned business discovered in 1862, is America's only Ride-Through Cave. The 55-minute tour through the ancient underground riverbed will amaze visitors with colossal formations and impeccably preserved natural features.


Springfield Cardinals AA Baseball
Springfield Cardinals AA Baseball Top Attraction!
Sport in Springfield, MO USA

The Springfield Cardinals, Springfield's very own double-A Texas affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, continue to entertain and amaze Springfield residents and visitors at Hammons Field, the Baseballparks.com 2005 Ballpark of the year The Springfield Cardinals, Springfield's very own AA Texas affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, continue to entertain and amaze Springfield residents and visitors at Hammons Field, the Baseballparks.com 2005 Ballpark of the year.

 Library Center
Library Center things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Recreation in Springfield, MO USA

Library Beautiful 82,000-square-foot library featuring gift shop, cafe, story garden, extensive genealogy research area, periodicals, computers, WIFI and library services. One of 10 branches of the Springfield-Greene County Library District.

1984 Arcade
1984 Arcade things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Recreation in Springfield, MO USA


Battle of Springfield Tour
Battle of Springfield Tour
Tour in Springfield, MO USA

In January 1863, Union forces defended the Springfield territory during the Confederate attempts to gain supplies and high-ground access. Twelve markers placed throughout downtown Springfield commemorate the battle.


Fantastic Caverns
Fantastic Caverns things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Tour in Springfield, MO USA

America's only ride-through natural cave. A 55-minute guided tour follows an ancient underground riverbed filled with massive formations. The cave stays a comfortable 60¦ year-round.

First Friday Art Walk
First Friday Art Walk
Recreation in Springfield, MO USA

Visit Downtown Springfield for art, live music, hands-on activities and live art demonstrations at participating galleries, along with casual dining, one-of-a-kind retail and vibrant nightlife.

Gillioz Theatre & Jim D. Morris Arts Center
Gillioz Theatre & Jim D. Morris Arts Center things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Theatre in Springfield, MO USA


Gillioz Theatre & Jim D. Morris Arts Center
Gillioz Theatre & Jim D. Morris Arts Center things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Theatre in Springfield, MO USA

Gillioz Theatre & Jim D. Morris Arts Center


https://thetrolleybike.com
https://thetrolleybike.com
Recreation in Springfield, MO USA

Party Bike Rentals, Tour Guides Pedal. Drink. Fun. Repeat. The Trolley Bike is Springfield’s Pedal Powered Party. The Trolley Bike is perfect for special events, birthdays, weddings, bar crawls, corporate events, family reunions, or just for fun. Whatever the occasion, it’s better on The Trolley Bike.

Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts
Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Theatre in Springfield, MO USA

Enjoy the Broadway series and other national touring performances in one of the Midwest's finest entertainment venues.

Jumpmania
Jumpmania things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Scenic in Springfield, MO USA

Inflatable Indoor Park Jump Mania is the place for fun and indoor inflatables in Springfield. We have something for everyone - from a baby/toddler area filled with toys to inflatables for the "Big Kids. "Open Jump" is available for kids to jump, climb, bounce and slide as long as they want.

Lazer Force Lazer Tag Springfield
Lazer Force Lazer Tag Springfield things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Theme Park in Springfield, MO USA

Closed One of Lazer Force, Inc lazer tag facilities. 4000 sqft lazer tag arena with upto 27 people playing at one time. Laserforce equipment that works or it does not play. Full arcade with redemption prizes.

Missouri Institute of Natural Science - Riverbluff Cave
Missouri Institute of Natural Science - Riverbluff Cave things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Museum in Springfield, MO USA

The museum has a plethora of fossils from around the world as well as all the fossils from Riverbluff Cave. We encourage the public to come see first-hand the ongoing work being done by taking a tour of our lab and display area.

Missouri Institute Of Natural Science-Riverbluff Cave
Missouri Institute Of Natural Science-Riverbluff Cave things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Science Museum in Springfield, MO USA

Natural History Museum The museum has a plethora of fossils from around the world as well as all the fossils from Riverbluff Cave. We encourage the public to come see first-hand the ongoing work being done by taking a tour of our lab, as well as our display area.

Oovvda Winery
Oovvda Winery
Winery in Springfield, MO USA

Great wine, hospitality and fun rule at OOVVDA Winery. See our Facebook for current activities. Wines are crafted from mostly local fruit.

Railroad Historical Museum
Railroad Historical Museum things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Museum in Springfield, MO USA

The Railroad Historical Museum, Inc. of Springfield, MO The Railroad Historical Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history of railroading.

Smallin Civil War Cave
Smallin Civil War Cave things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Tour in Ozark, MO USA

Discovered in 1818, Smallin Cave's breathtaking ten-story arch leads you into rich human history, unusual geology, and rare cave life. Open year-round for guided tours.

Springfield Art Museum
Springfield Art Museum things to do on a rainy day in Springfield, MO
Art Museum in Springfield, MO USA

The permanent home for some 10,000 art objects representing thousands of years of culture. Special collections include 19th, 20th and 21st century American paintings, watercolor, sculpture and prints.

Springfield Cardinals Baseball
Springfield Cardinals Baseball
Recreation in Springfield, MO USA

Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals Visit Hammons Field for Springfield Cardinals baseball, the Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Best Places to Stay in Springfield


Best Western Plus Bolivar Hotel & Suites
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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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