10 days in Springfield & Branson Itinerary

10 days in Springfield & Branson Itinerary

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10 days in Springfield & Branson Itinerary

Start: Springfield
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Springfield


Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. You've now added Fantastic Caverns to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Springfield: Ozark Distillery and Brewery (in Osage Beach), Camdenton (Ha Ha Tonka State Park & Bridal Cave) and Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum (in Mansfield). There's lots more to do: stop by Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, identify plant and animal life at Springfield Conservation Nature Center, walk around Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Springfield trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Springfield. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Ozark, Camdenton, Precious Moments Park, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum
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Ozark Distillery and Brewery ©
Ozark Distillery and Brewery
Fantastic Caverns ©
Fantastic Caverns
Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park


Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, and then gain insight at Titanic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): explore the activities along Table Rock Lake and then get in on the family fun at Silver Dollar City.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Branson trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Springfield to Branson by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Branson are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thorncrown Chapel, Table Rock Lake
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College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel