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Here are some ideas for an awesome Girl’s Trip to Springfield.
Shop for local produce or even a bouquet of wildflowers at the Old Capitol Farmers Market. While walking from booth to booth, enjoy a cup of fresh brewed coffee or some breakfast at one of the vendors. How about the evening Moonlight Market every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, May - September, where you will find unique craft, art and locally made products.
Enjoy an appetizer or glass of craft beer in the Obed & Isaac's outdoor Bocce Beer Garden. Click for Breweries
How about Coffee and breakfast at one of our local spots. Three Twigs Bakery, Café Moxo, or Incredibly Delicious are just a few options in Springfield for some great morning grub!
Nothing's better than a relaxing spa visit to kick start or wrap up your day – Check out Spavia, BJ Grand Salon & Spa or MassageLUXE for several relaxing options.
Time to Shop, man, things just keep getting better & better! We have so many awesome local boutique shops, here’s a few, Eye Candy Boutique, District 23, Gypsy Soul, and several artist co-ops in Historic Downtown Springfield. If you're looking for a little retail therapy, check out White Oaks Mall – A Simon Mall or SCHEELS. For more shops, click here.
Take a short trip, outside of Springfield, and enjoy lunch at a quaint café called Morning Star Café, and then take a stroll through Lincoln’s New Salem. Afterwards head out for a glass of wine at one of our amazing wineries! Click for Wineries
How about a picnic at the park – Grab a box lunch from a café and head out to Washington Park. Find that perfect shady spot, relax and enjoy!
Stop & smell the flowers at Washington Park Botanical Gardens – or wander the trails at Lincoln Memorial Gardens next to Lake Springfield.
Are you a sun seeker? How about a cruise around Lake Springfield on a boat or Jet Ski rental from Lake Springfield Marina.
Take a historical tour of incredible Springfield homes including the Dana-Thomas House – A Frank Lloyd Wright Design, Lincoln Home, Elijah Iles House and Edwards Place. Click here for a full list of our sites.
Who doesn't love a scavenger hunt? Go on an adventure through Springfield with the Explorer Passport! 20 sites, attractions & culinary delights, along with our Living Legends of Route 66, it's a ready-made itinerary! Complete your passport & earn fun, unique gifts.
Take in Springfield's art scene at the Pharmacy Art Gallery & Art Space, SAA Collective or even check out some of the Instagrammable Spots. Snap some amazing pics and make sure you use #VisitSpringfield for a chance to have your pic shared on our social!
Dinner Time!! Check out Nick & Nino’s for a great view of the city, or enjoy a unique experience at Vele, where they believe in sharing & experiencing new tastes with small plates meant for sampling. Click for Eat + Drink Spots
For a listing of our upcoming events, fairs & festivals check out our events page here.
Looking for the perfect place to stay during your visit? Check out one of our Hotels or Bed & Breakfasts.
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