Springfield Things to Do

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  • 1. Bsss Pro Shop Outdoor World

    BAss Pro is one of the main features in the city. It has about 500,000 square feet of retail sporting goods for fishing, hunting, and many other sports. The Springfield location was to start of the...

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  • 2. Review on Original Show

    Here are two great reviews on JEERK, the only 100% original show in Branson. They're only there for the summer (and then go back on...

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  • 3. Abou Ben Adhem Temple

    Dedicated in 1923 at a cost of over $600,000, this huge auditorium in the Saracenic architectural style has received a number of prominent entertainers and...

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  • 4. Fantastic Caverns-Ride Through It

    This limestone cave takes people through the cave by small wagon type carts pulled by a Jeep. The tour is around one hour, and does display a lot of...

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  • 5. A lot of variety in the out country

    The caverns are reknowned for about 80 years and located in Stanton on the way to Springfield or St. Louis. It is one of the largest caves in the Midwest and...

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  • 6. Branson

    Maybe I am a bit too 70's, but the country music played here and all the lights and glitter is not my place to visit. I hear lot of older people, and I am one...

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  • 7. Silver Dollar City

    For sure for the kids to enjoy-but I hear many older folk also like the old time theme in the park. I went twice and now I moved on to bigger things. They do...

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  • 8. Civil War Memorial is Great

    If you have a bit of spirit, this site will impact you. It is a driving tour through the battlefield area near Springfield, called Wilson's Creek. It was a...

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  • 9. Fantastic Caverns

    Fantastic Caverns is one of only four ride-through caves in the world. It was first discovered in 1862 when a farmer's dog dissappeared into the cave. The first...

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  • 10. Hang out at a pool

    Springfield gets really hot and humid in the summer time, so to hang out by the pool is a great way to pass the day away. There are some public pools, but i am...

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  • 11. DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME IN SPRINGFIELD

    For the size of town it's is, there's nothing to do there! Very boring place. It reminds me of a suburb of a big city where you have to drive miles and miles...

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  • 12. Do this thing man!

    Every time I tell someone I'm from Springfield, they ask two things: One, have you ever been to Branson (the answer is yes and I would like it if I were over 65...

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  • 13. The largest Bass Pro Shop

    The biggest tourist attraction in Springfield is that it has the largest Brass Pro Shop in the world. Even if you are not a hunter or fisherman you must at...

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  • 14. St Agnes Cathedral and Parish

    Built in 1909 and finally completed ten years later, the St Agnes Cathedral and Parish have a rich and troubled history. Thanks to the influx of more Catholic...

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  • 15. St Joseph's Catholic Church

    Built in 1905 at a cost of $22,000, this old church may have been the first in the city to be built of solid concrete blocks. Listed on Springfield's Register...

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  • 16. Exit Dave Tutt

    Dave Tutt started for Hickok from near the original courthouse (no longer on the city square). The opponents were about 75 yards apart. Hickok had warned Tutt...

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  • 17. Quick Draw

    The old Springfield City Square, now the Park Central Square, has seen its share of history. An open brass book on the square's perimeter lists over a dozen...

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  • 18. City Hall Features

    In the true Romanesque style, you can spend a considerable amount of time admiring the large stone blocks, the rounded tower at the corner, and even the...

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  • 19. You Can't Slight City Hall

    Springfield's former courthouse now serves for its city hall, the post office, and the History Museum for Springfield-Greene County. Built in 1894 in the...

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  • 20. St Paul's United Methodist Church

    The first church organized in Springfield was established in 1832. After a schism in the church over the slavery issue, an earlier structure served in the Civil...

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  • 21. First Baptist Church

    In the city center there are a number of edifices that rise above the average level, many of them being church steeples. Of these, the First Baptist Church on...

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  • 22. Stone Chapel

    The first major building of Drury College and said to be the first stone building in Springfield, the chapel of Drury College was begun in 1880 from a gift of...

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  • 23. Oldest Sanctuary Still in Use

    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the sanctuary of the Christ Episcopal Church first saw its worshipping congregation in this building on New...

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  • 24. Like a Good Neighbor

    Due northeast of the Bass Pro Shops in the same corner, you'll find the newly-opened American National Fish and Wildlife Museum, whose outer and inner decor...

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  • 25. If Not Your Visa, Take Your Camera

    Love the out-of-doors but hate hunting and never took up fishing? Wolves, raccoons, turkeys, white-tail and mule deer, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, black and...

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