The whole family will have a laugh at Discovery Center of Springfield!
You will need to make the 110 miles (177 kilometers) trip from the state capital, Jefferson City, to Springfield, if you'd like to explore it.
For quick and easy access to Discovery Center of Springfield, take a room at one of 5 hotels that are a short commute away. The Walnut Street Inn and the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Springfield are two suitable places here, situated 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) and 0.6 miles (1.0 kilometer) away, respectively.
There's no need to spend all your savings when you stay at a modest hotel. There are a couple that are in the general area. If you're not sure where to start, consider the Candlewood Suites South - Springfield and the Candlewood Suites Springfield.
When you're done exploring Discovery Center of Springfield, take a leisurely stroll over to European Cafe and enjoy a hot cup of coffee and the comfortable surrounds. Druff's is a popular choice that's close by when you need to eat a full meal. As the sun is going down, you might want to make your way down the road to Dublin's Pass for a drink or two.