Experience The Charm Of Route 66 At Springfield / Route 66 KOA

Nestled along the iconic Route 66 in Missouri lies a haven for travelers seeking adventure and nostalgia. Welcome to Springfield / Route 66 KOA Holiday. Here, the spirit of the Mother Road comes alive amidst modern comforts and timeless charm.

In this post, we invite you to join us on a virtual tour of this historic destination. From the lure of the open road to the quaint surroundings of Springfield, we’ll uncover the treasures that await at this beloved KOA Holiday site.

Whether you’re a seasoned road-tripper or a first-time explorer, there’s something special about the allure of Route 66. So, pack your bags, roll down the windows, and prepare for an unforgettable journey as we dive into the heart of Springfield / Route 66 KOA Holiday. 

This was a part of our cross-country trip to Big Bend. Click here to learn more about this excellent cross-country road trip. 

Springfield / Route 66 KOA

Springfield / Route 66 KOA Holiday Location

Eastbound/Westbound I-44: Exit 70 (MM), South .2 miles, turn left on Farm Road 140.
From South: Take US 60 West to US 360 Exit MM, North 1.4 miles, turn right on Farm Road 140.

Campground Amenities 

The Springfield / Route 66 KOA Holiday offers a wide range of amenities to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay for guests of all ages. Here are some of the amenities you can expect to find at this charming campground:

  1. Full Hook-Up RV Sites: Enjoy the convenience of full hook-up RV sites with water, electricity, and sewer hookups.
  2. Tent Sites: Spacious tent sites are available for those who prefer tent camping. This provides a more rustic camping experience amidst the beauty of nature.
  3. Deluxe Cabins: Experience the comforts of home in one of the deluxe cabins. Cabins have modern amenities like kitchenettes, bathrooms, and comfortable sleeping accommodations.
  4. Swimming Pool: Cool off on a hot day in the campground’s swimming pool, perfect for splashing around and enjoying some fun in the sun.
  5. Camp Store: Stock up on essentials and souvenirs at the on-site camp store, offering a variety of camping supplies, snacks, and gifts.
  6. Laundry Facilities: Stay fresh and clean with convenient laundry facilities available on-site.
  7. Activities and Events: From movie nights to themed weekends, the Springfield / Route 66 KOA Holiday often hosts a variety of activities and events to keep guests entertained throughout their stay.
Springfield / Route 66 KOA

Things to do in the Area

  1. Explore Route 66 Attractions: Take a scenic drive along Route 66 and visit iconic landmarks such as the Route 66 Car Museum, Meramec Caverns, and the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge.
  2. Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium: Experience the wonders of nature at this immersive museum and aquarium. 
  3. Fantastic Caverns: Embark on a guided tram tour through the ancient underground caves of Fantastic Caverns. Here, you will marvel at stunning rock formations and learn about the cave’s history.
  4. Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield: Step back in time and explore the site of the first central Civil War battle west of the Mississippi River. Walk the historic trails, visit the museum, and gain insight into this pivotal moment in American history.
  5. Dickerson Park Zoo: Spend a day with exotic wildlife at Dickerson Park Zoo, home to over 500 animals from around the globe. Enjoy educational programs, interactive exhibits, and fun activities for the whole family.
  6. Springfield Art Museum: Immerse yourself in art and culture at the Springfield Art Museum. The museum showcases a diverse collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from around the world.

These are just a few attractions and activities waiting for you to discover in the area!

Campground Review 

From the moment we arrived, we were impressed by the cleanliness and organization of the campground. The RV sites were spacious and well-maintained, with full hook-ups and easy access to amenities. For those without RVs, the cozy cabins provided a comfortable retreat after a day of adventure. The bathhouses were immaculate, and the laundry facilities were a convenient bonus for travelers on longer journeys.

Situated just off Route 66, this KOA campground serves as an ideal basecamp for exploring the attractions of Springfield and beyond. Whether cruising down the historic highway or venturing into town for supplies, everything is within easy reach. Plus, the friendly staff were always on hand to offer recommendations and assistance. 

We certainly appreciated the amenities and activities available right at the campground. Whether it was a refreshing dip in the pool, a game of horseshoes with fellow travelers, or simply relaxing by the campfire under the starry sky, there was no shortage of ways to 

Reservations can be easily made on the KOA website. 

Our Experience 

Our time here was short as it was a one-night stopover as we went home from Big Bend National Park. Although our stay was short, we were extremely pleased with our time at this KO Holiday campground. 

What made our experience truly special was the sense of community fostered by the campground staff and fellow campers. Whether we were swapping travel tips around the communal BBQ grills or sharing laughs by the campfire, we felt welcomed and embraced by the spirit of camaraderie that permeated the campground.

In conclusion, our experience at Springfield and Route 66 KOA exceeded our expectations in every way. From the comfortable accommodations to the staff’s warm hospitality, every aspect of our stay was exceptional. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or embarking on your first adventure along Route 66, we highly recommend making Springfield and Route 66 KOA your home base for an unforgettable journey through America’s heartland.

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Have you stayed at the Springfield / Route 66 KOA? How was your experience? Do you have any tips for fellow RVers traveling in the area?

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