Pet-Friendly Hotels in Springfield, MO
Your Springfield, Missouri, travel plans can absolutely include bringing your four-legged companions along for a stay at a pet-friendly Springfield hotel and to see the many attractions in this gateway to the Ozarks.
The Hotel-Rates.com database shows that 27 hotels in the Springfield, MO, area, a majority of Springfield accommodations, are pet-friendly. Rooms for you and your pet are near Interstate 44 and other major routes through Springfield, Springfield-Branson National Airport, downtown Springfield, and the area's businesses and attractions. They are also available at the full range of price and amenity levels, with rates starting at $53 per night at the Super 8 By Wyndham, Springfield North I-44 at 3022 North Kentwood Avenue.
Among the more popular pet-friendly hotels in Springfield, according to our Hotels-Rates.com search, are:
- Residence Inn Springfield at 1303 East Kingsley Street near U.S. Hwy. 60 in the heart of the Cox Medical Center South hospital district.
- Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven at 203 S. Glenstone Avenue, a historic hotel that sits beside the original Route 66 and maintains a nostalgic 1950s-era décor to salute the pre-interstate era of automotive travel in the U.S.
- Drury Inn And Suites Springfield Mo at 2715 N. Glenstone Avenue, surrounded by family restaurants and shopping and convenient to I-44 and E. Kearney Street (aka Route 66).
- Hilton Garden Inn Springfield Missouri at 4155 South Nature Center Way, a 10-minute walk from Living Memorial Park, which was dedicated on Veterans Day 1958 by President Harry S Truman and is a perfect place for a stroll with your pet.
- Towneplace Suites Springfield at 2009 South National Avenue, next to Mercy Hospital Springfield and a four-minute drive to the Springfield Art Museum and historic Phelps Grove Park.
Springfield is steeped in it outdoors heritage, making it a great place to enjoy with dogs and other pets. In addition to Springfield-Greene County parks, multiple opportunities for hiking, paddling and other outdoor recreation opportunities await in the Ozarks and several regional, state and national parks.
Cruse Dog Park, the first off-leash dog park in Springfield, MO, is a 6-acre, fenced facility where dogs can run, play, socialize and exercise off-leash. There is a 4 1/2-acre section for large dogs and a 1 1/2-acre section for small dogs. It is at 2100 W Catalpa, off of MO Hwy. 13 and Grand Street behind the Walgreens.
For a long walk near hotels convenient to Springfield-Branson National Airport, check out some of the Frisco Highline Trail, a 35-mile rail-trail through the scenic Ozarks between Springfield and Bolivar, Missouri. Look forward to choosing from a café, pizza parlor and deli at Mile 6 of the trail from Springfield!
But even in town, Springfield is pet-friendly. The Bring Fido website says there are 54 dog-friendly restaurants in Springfield, MO, which means they have patios that welcome canine dinner companions. The six-block C Street Historic District, the original downtown of North Springfield, is a great place to spend an afternoon with your pet seeking out cultural activities, examining the local arts scene and relaxing at pet-friendly eateries.
Some of Springfield's most popular tourist attractions welcome pets on leashes or in carriers, too. They include Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World at 1935 S. Campbell Avenue, which is considered the No. 1 tourist destination in Missouri. It boasts almost 500,000 square feet of shopping space with waterfalls, aquariums, a firing range, boat showroom, motorsports museum, café and more. Next door, Bass Pros Shops' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium presents 1.5 million gallons of freshwater and saltwater aquariums and more than 35,000 live fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds on display in multisensory habitats and engaging, interactive exhibits.
For a truly unique adventure with your four-legged pals, consider Fantastic Caverns, a cave just north of Springfield filled with massive formations along an ancient underground riverbed. Because of the caverns' fragility, 55-minute tours are conducted in a Jeep-drawn tram, which means there's no walking and well-behaved pets are welcome to ride along.
You'll all be welcome — Mom, Dad, the kids and the pets — at your pet-friendly hotel in Springfield found through Hotel-Rates.com.