Archive - Quick Trips

Hannibal Missouri

Take a bookish weekend getaway, and visit Hannibal. This Mississippi River town is steeped in Mark Twain history, and many of its best-loved tourist destinations have a decidedly Twain theme. Visit...

Marshfield MO

The quiet town of Marshfield is about to enjoy a boom of activity. Find out how it’s growing, and why you should pay it a visit this month.

Quick Trip to the Other Miami

Get your kicks on Route 66 in Miami, Oklahoma, a mere 96 miles from Springfield. Miami is Northeast Oklahoma’s corner for fun, entertainment and culture. From theater to gaming, there is...

Wine Weekend in Ste. Genevieve

Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, is the perfect place to step back in time to a world of authentic 18th century French colonial history

Quick Trip: Siloam Springs

Occasionally you have to leave 417-land to find some hidden gems, and Siloam Springs, Arkansas, has plenty, including its natural springs and historic downtown.

West Plains Missouri

A day trip to West Plains reveals an undercurrent of art and literary talent and a historic downtown that’s still going strong.

Mansfield Missouri

The small town of Mansfield is a great place to spend a day exploring coffee shops and historic places. It’s close enough for a day trip, but if you decide to spend the night, you can hunker down...

St. Louis Getaway

Head to the Gateway City for a fun-filled getaway where baseball and beer abound.

Arcadia Valley

Take a drive to scenic Arcadia Valley. The region is 3-and-a-half hours from Springfield and encompasses a handful of fun.

Exploring Amish Town

Take a mini road trip to Lead Mine, a quaint Amish community packed with lovely scenery, fresh produce for sale, homemade wood furniture and a darling bakery for nabbing a few sweets.

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