Stretch your legs and dream about long ago with a self-guided tour of some of southwest Missouri’s most historic homes. The Ozarks is home to some of the loveliest and most whimsical houses that have withstood the test of time. Ranging from various styles and types of architecture, these homes can even spur some inspiration for the next project in your own home. Round out your walking tours with a stop at a local shop, restaurant or park close to each neighborhood.
Rountree and Delaware
Take a walk through time and drool over some of the most iconic homes in Springfield. Parade by the Iconic White Cherry House, the Cheery Yellow House on Cherry, and the Victorian Dollhouse (which is currently for sale). Stretch out your walk by adding the Chimney Tudor, too. In fact, the entire neighborhood is full of beautiful historic homes with lots of charm, so spend a little bit of extra time wandering the area. Once you’re done, delight in some delicious snacks and a drink from one of the establishments at Cherry Street and Pickwick Avenue. And while you’re there, splurge on a new accessory for your own home at Ellecor Design & Gifts.