"A new growth area besides Branson" Top 5 Page for this destination Springfield by BruceDunning

Springfield Travel Guide: 148 reviews and 164 photos

The town of Seymour is small, but like a lot of Springfield the whole area is spreading out. This is my brothers home in the country, not far from the town, but quite and peaceful

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There are a lot of little things that can be appreciated in Springfield area. The town has grown to a size that makes it almost unmanueverable because traffic comes to s stand still in many areas. They have every fast food and chain restaurant you could dream and a couple of good local choices to eat-like Crazy Horse.

It may be one of the local specials now -but still competes with down home gravy and biscuits a way down the road a piece

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A good town to still raise the kids.
  • Cons:TAkes forever to get places due to the traffic
  • In a nutshell:Springfield is now a traffic mess-many shops and retail
  • Last visit to Springfield: Sep 2005
  • Intro Updated Oct 26, 2007
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Apr 16, 2013 at 12:50 PM

    I’ve heard about Branson and the once-famous country singers who perform there, but I didn’t know they had made a full-size replica of the Titanic – thousands of miles from the nearest ocean!
    Actually it seems a bit macabre to me, since my grandfather would have gone down with the Titanic if he hadn’t changed his booking at short notice:
    "Salon organ with extra revolving drums" - Bruchsal Things to Do Tip by Nemorino

  • greekcypriot's Profile Photo
    Jan 2, 2011 at 10:59 PM

    Very interesting tips! Good work Bruce.

  • evaanna's Profile Photo
    Dec 20, 2009 at 12:20 PM

    The caverns sound interesting with canoeing and all the rides. Throwing rolls around for your clientelle to catch is a strange sort of entertainment.

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Feb 21, 2009 at 3:31 AM

    Ive heard of Wilsons Creek! we watched some great civil war documentaries back home and would love to see more sites -not just fab landscapes - that the USA has.


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