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Visiting Springfield

Long ago, Wild Bill Hickok got in a shoot-out in this town after a poker game gone bad, but Springfield’s lawless Old West spirit has been much tamed over the years. Today, this Ozark Mountain town offers a wide range of outdoor adventures, and plenty of places to hear that sweet country music.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Springfield. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Springfield flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
Long ago, Wild Bill Hickok got in a shoot-out in this town after a poker game gone bad, but Springfield’s lawless Old West spirit has been much tamed over the years. Today, this Ozark Mountain town offers a wide range of outdoor adventures, and plenty of places to hear that sweet country music.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Springfield. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Springfield flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Springfield

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Eagle Days at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center

Written by jwdorris on 23 Jan, 2005

There are few sights more majestic than that of a bald eagle soaring effortlessly on outstretched wings. This national symbol of the United States was once nearly extinct. The bald eagle was a victim of human encroachment, habitat destruction, and intentional destruction.…Read More


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Table Rock Lake

Written by Casual Tourist on 10 Nov, 2000

While in the Springfield area, take a day to visit Table Rock Lake. It's a beautiful drive to the south of Springfield. The lake offers the usual water recreations as well as a serene lakeside park. We found it to be a…Read More


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So Many Caves

Written by Casual Tourist on 10 Nov, 2000

We visited a number of caves in the Springfield area and I must admit I don't remember the names of most of them. What I do remember is that there are a lot of caves in that area and that each one of them…Read More


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Shepherd of The Hills

Written by Casual Tourist on 09 Nov, 2000

Our visit to Shepherd of the Hills was rather spur of the moment. We found it on the highway as we were returning to Springfield from Silver Dollar City. There is a homestead and other attractions located here, but all we explored was…Read More


The Second Nashville - Branson MO

Written by Casual Tourist on 19 Oct, 2000

Branson is quite an experience. The entertainment part of town is pretty much a strip down the highway, with so much on each side of the road that it would take a week to cover it all. And new attractions are being added…Read More


Travel service (helpmego.to)

Written by bolger on 02 Aug, 2006

We used a Roam Around Scotland tour from the helpmego.to website. Whereas the tour was fine, the service was poor. We we charged the full price "accidentally" instead of a 20% deposit; they provided no "welcome pack" at the first hotel as promised;…Read More


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