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Step into the complicated cockpit of a retired Cobra helicopter, discover the violent history of Apache warriors, and explore the bustling streets of Downtown Springfield, lined with towering shop fronts and dotted with brightly colored canopies and ramshackle market stalls. Springfield is lively and welcoming, rich with history, and alive with festivals and music events. People crowd their way through its trendy shopping streets, stopping at quaint cafés for a light lunch, or diving into historic museums to learn more about its past.

Things to see

On the northern edge of Springfield, the Dickerson Park Zoo is a popular family attraction. Inside its carefully created enclosures, many of them uniquely crafted with native flora, live a wild collection of intriguing animals - from the towering height of regal giraffes to the lumbering hulk of ungainly hippos. You can explore you way through the zoo or visit one of its many events, witnessing feeding times, swinging like monkeys through its purpose-built adventure playground, or enjoying a rumbling ride on the Titus Express Train. At the Discovery Center in Springfield there’s more to learn about our natural world. Exciting hands-on exhibits are appealing to visitors of all ages. Create energy as you run interminably in a giant rodent wheel, or steel your nerves for a ride on the HIghWire Bike exhibit. To get a good look at the city of Springfield, make your way to the top of glass-fronted Hammons Tower on East St. Louis. At just over 250 meters tall it’s the highest building in the area and affords sweeping views over the rooftops below. You can enjoy your lofty city panorama with lunch at the exclusive Tower Club.

Hotels in Springfield

Springfield isn’t overflowing with elegant, high-priced luxury hotels. Instead, it offers some great alternatives, including discount hotels that are ideal for families as well as couples. Rooms in popular chain hotels can accommodate groups very well. They’re spacious, feature seating areas with convertible sofa beds, and have good sized private bathrooms with baths as well as showers. At the bottom end of the budget ladder, cheaper Springfield hotels still offer spacious rooms, and often offer complimentary breakfast, and free parking. They might be less expensive but they’re still great value, and generally the only catch is the location – you might have to travel further to visit local attractions.

Where to stay

Springfield is a typically American inner-state town. It’s a crisscross of broad roadways lined with stylish private homes and single-storey restaurants. Large supermarkets like Walgreens are found on several street corners, next to shopping centers with Barnes & Noble bookstores, Dillard’s shops, and car dealerships. A little further south you’ll come across the quieter town of Ozark, a laid-back country town with pretty brick-built houses, a few white-painted trailer homes, and broad boulevards with plenty of local shops.

How to get to Springfield

Springfield has its own airport that caters for domestic flights, but if you’re coming in from abroad you have lots of choice. Tulsa International Airport, Kansas City International Airport, and Arkansas International Airport are all around the same distance from Springfield. If you’re happy to hire a car, you’ll find desks for most of the major companies in each of the arrivals lounges. Non-drivers can hop on an overland bus for an easy way to travel.