Trip Ideas: Girls Getaway in Springfield
Enjoy the fun of a girl’s weekend getaway in Springfield, Missouri's third-largest city. From a winery tour and tasting to an afternoon at the spa, these attractions make for the perfect girl’s weekend getaway. And remember, it's time for you and the girls to get together; leave the fellas at home.
Morning
Zen 3 offers massage, facials, body treatments and waxing services, all provided in a harmonious Zen atmosphere. It's perfect for spa weekend getaways. One touch by our therapists will rejuvenate the entire body. Located in a historic downtown Springfield neighborhood. Available for group events, massage and spa parties.
619 S. Pickwick Ave., Springfield MO 65806, 417-866-9363
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Located in the Historic Seville Hotel in Downtown Springfield. Casual, small-town diner atmosphere. Sit right up at the counter with your favorite breakfast and the paper or enjoy a meal with your family at a table in one of the two historic dining rooms. Voted Best Breakfast for five years in a row by 417 Magazine (which covers Southwest Missouri).
220 E. Walnut, Springfield MO 65806, 417-866-5500
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sat., 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sun., 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Evening
A fine-dining restaurant offering American cuisine with Mediterranean influences. Lounge with outdoor seating. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunset menu, 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Tapas and late-night menus available.
1620 E. Republic Road, Springfield MO 65804, 417-823-8383
Hours: Daily, 4 p.m.-midnight
Famous for wonderful hand-dipped chocolates since 1970, Candy House has a wide variety of goodies, from fudges, brittles and English toffee to caramel pecan treats and caramel nut corn. There's also an extensive line of Jelly Belly and kids candy; a selection of sugar-free candies also is available.
3857 S. Campbell Ave., Springfield MO 65804, 417-883-3900
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Springfield Little Theatre at the historic Landers Theatre is Missouri's oldest and largest civic theatre.
311 E. Walnut St., Springfield MO 65806, 417-869-1334
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Afternoon
Seasonal menus consist of made-from-scratch meals using ingredients from local farms and fresh vegetables; also a fresh menu of savory and sweet Breton crepes.
400 E. Walnut St., Springfield MO 65806, 417-866-6378
Hours: Sun.-Thur., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 8 a.m.- 11 p.m.
Third and fourth generation wine makers whose roots go to 1189 Norway, OOVVDA (Overboe's Own Viking Vintners Distinctive Alcohols) provides unique fruit wines and several grape varietals, each offered in a drier or sweeter version to suit your palate. Enjoy wine tasting, a winery tour, outdoor seating and the OOVVDA gift shop during your visit.
5448 N. Berry Lane, Springfield MO 65803, 417-833-4896
Hours: Daily, noon-dusk.
Battlefield Mall is home to more than 120 specialty stores including Abercrombie and Fitch, Aeropostale, Apricot Lane, Ann Taylor Loft, The Buckle, Coach, Dillard's, New York and Co., Macy's and White House Black Market. What’s a girl’s weekend getaway without shopping? Battlefield Mall is the perfect stop.
2825 S. Glenstone, Springfield MO 65804, 417-883-7777
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.