Nearly 40 journalists, freelance writers and bloggers have visited Springfield this year and returned home to create stories about the city.

A huge thank you to the hotels, restaurants and attractions that have hosted those writers, showcasing the best of Springfield and helping keep costs down for the Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Here’s a small sample of stories that have been produced about the city this year:

For more information about media visiting Springfield, contact Susan Wade, CVB public relations manager, at 417-881-5300, ext. 101, or