There are lots of fun things to do in Springfield, Mo. Founded in the 1830s, Springfield is a family-friendly community with a wide array of interesting and entertaining attractions, Double-A professional baseball, upward of 6,000 hotel rooms, more than 800 dining options and a variety of shopping and cultural activities. Visit the world famous Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Fantastic Caverns, Dickerson Park Zoo and Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield.