Springfield Tourism

Springfield is the third largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. According to the 2010 census data, the population was 159,498, an increase of 5.2% since the 2000 census. It is one of the two principal cities of the Springfield-Branson Metropolitan Area, which has a population of 537,631 and includes the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk, Webster, Stone and Taney. Springfield's nickname is the "Queen City of the Ozarks" and is known as the "Birthplace of Route 66". It is also home of several universities including Missouri State University, Drury University, and Evangel University.


Springfield, the third largest city in the state of Missouri, is the birthplace of Route 66. Route 66 is an iconic highway in the US that connect Chicago to Los Angeles. Springfield also houses many universities like Missouri State University, Drury University, and Evangel University. Places to see in Springfield include; Fantastic Caverns, a cave in which you can ride a vehicle; Springfield Nature Centre, a hiking trail along the shores of Lake Springfield; The Dickerson Park Zoo, which houses more than 150 species of animals. Things to do in Springfield are visiting the Discovery Centre, Moxie Cinema, Campbell 16 Cine, Hollywood Theatres, Mediacom Ice Park, Springfield 8 and Springfield Cardinals Baseball.


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  • Where can I purchase a Springfield city map? I have been to every Walmart in 3 counties without success?

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    • You can check the local tourist information center for a printed map. 

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