Free Listings Available in Missouri Travel Guide

The Missouri Division of Tourism is beginning to put together the 2021 Official Missouri Travel Guide and that means it’s time for area businesses to update their free listings. Please access (or create) your account at industry.visitmo.com and update your listing by June 12. Keep in mind that you may have multiple listings that will

News You Can Use: Reopening Guidance

As the region begins reopening businesses and moving the economy into recovery mode, the Convention & Visitors Bureau will continue providing useful information for the leisure and hospitality industry. If you find articles that would be useful to others, please send links to them to Susan Wade at swade@springfieldmo.org. Show-Me Strong Recovery Plan Missouri Gov.

Arts Enhance Local Culture, Economy

The Springfield Arts Community is more than just artwork. The Sculpture Walk, Artsfest, Cider Days, the Springfield Art Museum, the theatres, the opera, the orchestra and the ballet are all a part of Springfield’s art scene. These events bring in a surprising amount of money from the community and from tourists coming to see the shows, and

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More Businesses Allowed to Reopen Under Amended Order

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure amended the city’s “Road to Recovery” order, effective immediately and the Greene County Commission is expected to vote on an amended order this afternoon. City of Springfield amended Recovery Order The changes increase the number of people allowed for public gatherings from 15 to 25. The amendment also increases capacity of

Attractions Educate, Entertain Visitors

If you haven’t experienced Springfield’s attractions, National Travel & Tourism Week May 3-9 should give you a reason to think about doing that. You are truly missing out on some incredible experiences. Around every corner, there are fun things to do from swimming with sharks at Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium to feeding

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Opening for Recreational Use

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield is increasing recreational access. The National Park Service (NPS) is working with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and using a phased approach to