Holiday lights are twinkling in Missouri and people are searching for perfect gifts for their loved ones. Whether they begin their quest at Battlefield Mall or the mom-and-pop shops throughout the city, shoppers will find what they want in Springfield. Battlefield Mall features more than 150 retail shops filled with the latest fashions, home décor, gifts and more; wonderful restaurants; ... Read More »
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Across Missouri, seasonal celebrations take place in large cities and small towns, offering visitors an array of choices, from parades and drive-through light parks to live music and regional cuisine. Here’s a look at Missouri winter events designed to get you in the mood for this splendid season. Read More »
Does your childhood dream trip include Fantastic Caverns and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum?
Springfield and Southwest Missouri offer undiscovered gems. If you haven’t experienced Fantastic Caverns or the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum, plan a trip. You’ll have to let me know if that trip reminds you of your own childhood—especially if you dreamed of exploring the great unknown. Read More »
Carpets of scarlet Indian paintbrush, pink shooting stars, lavender wild hyacinth and other early spring wildflowers are the “first wave” of blooms to blanket Missouri’s original prairies. After fall and winter prairie burns, these beauties emerge from the charred earth, followed by a succession of taller wildflowers like late-spring and summer blooming coneflowers, milkweeds, blazing stars, and many native grasses. ... Read More »