Attractions in and around Springfield and Branson
Below you’ll find information on all the interesting things to do during your Missouri vacation at The Dickey House Bed and Breakfast. In addition to the inn’s beautiful guestrooms and gourmet breakfasts, you won’t want to miss exploring all that the area has to offer. Make plans for a day trip to experience Branson, MO’s attractions or stay close by and explore our own town of Marshfield.
“Visit Edwin Hubble’s hometown and see the Universe from a different perspective.”
. . . Larry Stevens
Hubble Space Telescope 1/4 replica. It weighs 1,200 pounds! Located on the town Square. Edwin Hubble-Columbus of the Cosmos; Birthplace-Marshfield, Webster County, Missouri
The replica, dedicated on July 4th, 1994, is named for Hubble, who was born in Marshfield. Hubble received an undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and studied law as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford. After earning his doctorate degree at the University of Chicago, he began studying astronomy. Hubble died in 1953.
Branson Attractions – There is so much to see and do in and around Branson.
Crystal Cave – Beautiful Architecture from Mother Nature
State Parks – There are several in the area.
Fantastic Caverns – Great place to visit. Take a trip underground to see Nature’s wonders.
Walnut Springs Farm – A working 1800’s farm and Museum
Exotic Animal Paradise – Just a short drive away.
Antique Shops/Malls – Discover hidden gems from the past.
Lakes – We have several Lakes in the area, none more than 1 hour away.
Wineries – We have a couple in the area. One near Seymore and one outside of Springfield.
Seymour Apple Festival
Strafford Route 66 Days
Fair Grove Historical Society Heritage Reunion
Starvy-Creek Bluegrass Festival
Bass Pro Shops Fishing Splash – February
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds – Seeds from all over the world. Hosts 2 events a year. Amazing to see and learn.
Cherry Blossom Festival — April
Native American Pow Wow – second weekend of June
Fourth of July Celebration – longest running July 4th celebration west of the Mississippi River
Fourth of July Rodeo
Webster County Fair – held in July
Harvest Days – September
Christmas Parade – Mid December
Rogersville Sassafras Festival