Living in Springfield, MO: Attractions in SWMO

Living in Springfield, MO: Attractions in SWMO

Southwest Missouri has much to offer and is a great place to call home. If you are interested in finding or building a new home in this area of the Show-Me State, we can help by painting a picture to "show" you our southwest charm with some fun facts and local attractions. 

Best Attractions in Branson, MO

Branson, MO is popular for its theme parks, shows, beautiful scenery, and golf courses. Here are a few places commonly visited by locals and tourists: 

  • Silver Dollar City – An international 61-acre 1880s-style themed amusement park with fantastic shows and thrilling roller coasters.
  • Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede – "The World's Most Visited Dinner Attraction!"
  • Table Rock Lake – Dinner cruises, beautiful lake-view restaurants, and retail stores. Plus, many businesses offer watersports or fishing boat rentals.
  • Big Cedar Top of the Rock – A place to relax and enjoy exquisite scenery, eateries, shops, an 18-hole golf course, caves, spas, and more. Their luxurious lodges in the mountains make it a great place to get away with the family or a friend! 
  • Payne's Valley – Known as the first public TGR Design golf course in the United States. You will think this course is amazing, even if you aren't a golfer.
  • Dogwood Canyon Nature Park – 10,000 acres of outdoor paradise located in Lampe, MO. Hike, bike, horseback, or segway through beautiful trails featuring waterfalls, handcrafted bridges, wildlife, and more! 


Best Attractions in Springfield, MO

Springfield, MO and its surrounding area offer great shopping at local boutiques, outdoor trails for exercise, and restaurants to refuel. The Mill at Finley Farms in Ozark, MO provides an amazing experience, excellent cuisine, beautiful views/trails year-round, and a fantastic Sunday brunch! 

Bass Pro Shops will quickly become your favorite retail store if you enjoy fishing, hunting, and exploring the great outdoors. Originally founded in Springfield, MO in 1972 by Johnny Morris, Bass Pro has all your outdoor lifestyle needs. Stroll next door to the Wonders of Wildlife to embark on a historic journey of unique aquariums, stories, and more than 225 species of live animals.

Missouri is also home to the iconic Route 66, one of the first continuous paved highways in the United States, established in 1926 for motor vehicles. So much history, and perfect for road trips!

Many people love Missouri for its innovativeness to grow and stay relevant as a community while maintaining a friendly atmosphere and catering to the outdoor lifestyle that much of our community enjoys.

Learn more Springfield, MO fun facts and how our Show-Me State might be the perfect place for you and your family to live, work, and explore!

Home Loans in the Springfield, MO Area

If you're ready to check out the greater Springfield, MO housing market, learn more about BluCurrent Credit Union Home Loan options, or give us a call at 417-851-1500. We're proud to help new or returning members of our community get financing and make the southwest a place to call home! 



Hannah McCaig, Mortgage Sales Manager

NMLS: 1666439

(417) 851-1545

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