Visit Missouri State University for a memorable vacation
Missouri State University, with four campuses and several programs to choose from, is a top choice for students. Its main campus is set in Springfield, in the southwest part of the state. The exciting activities around every corner and a great selection of accommodations near Missouri State University ensure you'll have a great visit.
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Must-dos near Missouri State University
Of the many activities to choose from Springfield, there are several must-dos: visit a haunted, historic home, explore Missouri State University, go shopping, tour a chocolate factory, and much more. Whatever you decide to do, you're guaranteed to have fun!
1. Pythian Castle
This beautiful stately castle in Springfield, once an orphanage and retirement home for the Knights of Pythias, is now open to the public. It's said to be haunted, so take a tour if you dare – though you may feel the hairs on the back of your neck bristle.
Springfield is a great place to shop until you drop. The Farmer's Market of the Ozarks has everything, from local produce and dairy to flowers and clothing. There are lots of places to eat and drink, so it's a perfect place to sit and watch the world go by over a steaming cup of coffee or tea.
3. Askinosie Chocolate Factory
If you're a chocolate lover, this place belongs on your must-see list. Tour guides will tell you all about how the chocolate is farmed and prepared before it's made into bars. Choose from delectable flavors of dark and milk chocolate, such as black licorice, coconut milk, and peanut. What's more, you can try as much as you like before you decide what to buy.
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