From Saginaw, the well-known city of Bentonville - Fayetteville is 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the south.
Saginaw is not the only place in Southwest Missouri worth experiencing; keen travelers will be keen to drive a little further out to experience the charms of the surrounding scenery, towns and cities. Roughly 5 miles (8 kilometers) away is Joplin. Head here to enjoy the Candy House Chocolate Factory and North Park Mall.
About 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the southeast of Saginaw is Eureka Springs, a regional center where you can visit Thorncrown Chapel, Christ of the Ozarks and Museum of Earth History. Pivot Rock, Blue Springs Heritage Center and Pine Mountain Jamboree are other good places to visit.
If you're in the hunt for activities that won't break the bank, round up the family and head to Southwest Missouri's numerous outdoor attractions such as farms.
This spot has some great places for fishing, so ensure you leave time to fit that in. Canoeing is another popular watersport here. If you're not the kind of traveler to take a break from work merely to shuffle between the buffet and the bar, the area around Saginaw offers a number of adventure activities like hiking and horse riding.
Even the best vacation can't last forever, so when it's time go home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Joplin, 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the north.