Springfield – Things to do with your Team

Springfield, Missouri is credited with being the birthplace of Route 66. This iconic highway runs through Springfield and without this awesome city, it may have never become the piece of Americana that is has evolved into. Your team has the chance to visit so many diverse attractions in and around the Springfield area, that you won’t know where to start. You can bet on having a busy trip with a full itinerary. It may be tough to get to everything you want in just one trip, but if you don’t, you have an excuse to come back to Springfield again.


Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium

The Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium celebrates the outdoors in the heart of America, Springfield, Missouri. The goal of this museum is to have a lasting, positive effect on hunting, fishing, and conservation in America. Wonders of Wildlife boasts the title of being the world’s largest, engaging wildlife attraction. The 1.5 million gallon aquarium is sure to put your entire team in awe. Full of 35,000 live fish, reptiles, mammals, and birds, the exhibits are nothing short of astounding. You will forget you’re in a museum and think you’re out in nature seeing these animals in the wild. The impressive number of animals at a museum/aquarium is actually record setting. No where else will you encounter this many animals in one place. 500 W Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65807


Getaway Golf

Getaway from the stress of traveling by going to Getaway Golf. Inspired by famous attractions all around the world, Getaway Golf transports you to places like the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef, and many other places around the globe. The settings won’t be the only thing keeping you engaged. Each hole will throw challenges at you and try to add some strokes to your score. Can you overcome the obstacles and hazards or will Getaway Golf’s course get the best of you? There’s only one way to find out. Visit Getaway Golf with your team and putt until you can’t putt anymore. 3833 E Sunshine St, Springfield, Missouri 65809


Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield

Missouri proudly houses six national parks. One of them is extremely close to Springfield. Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield isn’t just a nice park to spend some time in, it also has a lot of American history behind it. The Battle of Wilson’s Creek was a battle that was fought during the Civil War on August 10, 1861. This battle was hugely impactful and was actually only the second major battle of the war. Between the park, visitor center, and museum, your team will be experts on the battle and some other events of the Civil War. The collection of exhibits at the museum enthrall all who enter. The park also offer a five mile self-guided tour that allows visitors to explore the battlefield and see the sights at whatever pace they want. There’s so much to see and do at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield. This is one attraction you won’t want to miss when you’re in Springfield. 6424 W Farm Road 182, Republic, MO 65738


Springfield Cardinals

Come watch a minor league baseball game up close and personal at Hammons Field. The Springfield Cardinals are a double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals and play in the Texas League. Their inaugural season was in 2005. Prior to that, they were the Tennessee Smokies and played near Sevierville, Tennessee. The people of Springfield are very passionate about their Cardinals. You’ll realize that the second you enter the stadium. Attendance is usually very high and the stadium gets really loud. Enjoy a baseball filled night and go on and cheer for the Springfield Cardinals. 955 E Trafficway St, Springfield, MO 65802


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Route 66 Car Museum

Springfield - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsSince Springfield is the birthplace of Route 66, it makes sense that there is a classic car museum. The 20,000-square-foot museum has a collection of about 70 classic cars and Route 66 Americana. The museum is Guy Mace’s personal car collection and is appropriately located on… Route 66. Guy’s first car in his collection was a Jaguar that he bought back in 1990. Since then, his collection has grown and now Guy has almost 70 awesome cars. Ranging from popular cars that appeared in movies to brass era cars, Guy’s collection is sure to please both the car aficionado and the casual automobile fan. There are cars from practically every decade. You can very easily trace the evolution and development of cars over the years because of the wide variety of vehicles that are gathered there. 1634 W College St, Springfield, MO 65806


Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of Missouri’s athletes. While past athletes are honored, the hall of fame also seeks to inspire future athletes and hopes to see their names in the hall of fame one day. Walking through the hallowed halls, your team will encounter over 4,000 sports memorabilia and displays, some of which are interactive exhibits. Compete against your teammates and race each other in the NASCAR simulator, see if you can hit a ball thrown by a major league pitcher, throw some football passes, and explore all of the other activities you can take part in at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Finally, before you leave, walk the Legends Walk of Fame and pay your respects to some of Missouri’s most prominent athletes. 3861 E Stan Musial Dr, Springfield, MO 65809


Fantastic Caverns

The only ride-through cave in America, Fantastic Caverns is an unforgettable attraction. The cave was discovered in 1862 by a farmer after his dog crawled through the entrance. Today, people venture through Fantastic Caverns in jeeps and appreciate the beauty of its natural features. The caverns are preserved and meticulously cared for, so they can be enjoyed by people for years to come. Fantastic Caverns is one of the most unique attractions in the state of Missouri. It’s a must-see. 4872 N Farm Road 125, Springfield, MO 65803


Pythian Castle

Springfield - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsPythian Castle was built back in 1913 and functioned as an orphanage run by the Knights of Pythias. It was then owned by the military for over 50 years. In present day, this certified haunted castle has become a spooky landmark in Springfield. History tours are offered in the daytime and ghost tours are held at night. Murder mystery dinners and holiday events are hosted at Pythian Castle quite often. To visit the castle, you must be there for a scheduled event. You are not allowed to roam around without a purpose. 1451 E Pythian St, Springfield, MO 65802


Springfield Botanical Center

The Botanical Center is a 12,700-square-foot facility found in a hillside at Close Memorial Park. The center has cultivated an impressive collection of flowers for guests to learn about and appreciate. It’s also a popular gathering spot for residents and hosts various festivals and events throughout the year. 2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 65807


Located at in the center of the Missouri Ozarks, your team will find the Springfield area ripe with fun outdoor activities, down-home charm, and beautiful scenery. You will no doubt leave this trip with some great memories and photos of this great area.