with approximately 62,000 residents and a beauty that has earned the area's trees recognition among the "best in the nation," springfield boasts many "hands-on" learning experiences as well as shopping, restaurants, cinemas, parks, a reservoir at buck creek state park, and a performing arts center that brings world-class entertainment to town, as well as frank lloyd wright's westcott house and heritage center museum.
three major ohio cities -- cincinnati, columbus, and dayton -- are not far from town. dayton and i-75 are located just 20 minutes west, columbus is an hour drive to the east with interstate connections throughout the midwest and east, and cincinnati is 90 minutes to the southwest.
the greater springfield convention and visitors bureau provides an outstanding resource for those wanting to learn more about the area.
places to stay:
wittenberg recommends the following hotels in the area.
for those looking for local houses of worship, campus ministries provides an updated resource.