History Comes Alive

History Comes Alive

This summer, History TRULY Comes Alive for you in Downtown Springfield! Be transported back in time to the hometown Lincoln Loved with nineteenth century character interactions, live period music and appearances by Abe Lincon himself!

Summer Festivals

Summer Festivals

Summer in Springfield means fun, festivals and fairs. From the Illinois State Fair to a Downtown Bacon Throwdown and many music festivals, you'll find legendary entertainment and excitement here all summer long.

Legendary Dining

Legendary Dining

Whether you're looking for the latest farm to table fare, a romantic spot for two or a family-friendly favorite, Springfield offers what you're looking for. Don't forget to ask for the local favorite, the Horse Shoe!.

Discover the makings of your legendary vacation in Springfield, IL. Nowhere else can you find a more complete and authentic collection of Abraham Lincoln sites that let you step back in time to walk in the legendary president’s footsteps. Explore the nostalgia of Route 66 or take in the grandeur of the Frank Lloyd-Wright designed Dana-Thomas House. Enjoy farm-to-table restaurants, then shop ‘til you drop at local boutiques, art galleries and antique shops. At the end of your day relax at one of our classic hotels or romantic bed & breakfasts.

Getaway Packages

Getaway Packages

Whether you’re looking for a time travel vacation with the family to explore the world of Mr. Lincoln, or just a great girls’ getaway weekend, there’s a special package just waiting for you. And, with new packages being added all the time, you’ll want to check back often.

Visitors Guide Cover

Visitors Guide

Visitors Guide CoverFlip through our latest visitors guide and find everything you need to plan your visit to Springfield! Or, order your free guide today.