2014 Meeting Planner Guide - Military and Veterans - page 46-47

Springfield, IL
offers the
attendees want.
Quick: Name the top “Must See” Springfield attractions.
Now put them
on your Springfield “To Do” list.
Even easier? We’ve already done it for you (look to your left). Let the
SCVB help you get the word out to your prospective attendees, and you’re
already on your way to creating a “Must Do” event for everyone on your list.
to See
and Do.
For a complete list of the sites and attractions in
Springfield, please check out our latest Visitors Guide,
or visit us at
Quick Facts
Springfield is the site of
the only home Lincoln
ever owned.
It’s where he grew in experience, started
a family and took the first steps toward greatness.
History buffs and
alike can enjoy the Lincoln legacy by strolling sites
like the
Lincoln Home,
Law Office, and Lincoln’s New Salem.
Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Barack
both made historically significant speeches
from Springfield’s Old State Capitol Building.
Let the technology of the 21
century bring his story
to brilliant life at the world-class
Abraham Lincoln
Presidential Library and Museum.
Leave feeling as
if you knew the man and the age he helped to shape.
Get your kicks on Route 66.
It runs right through
the heart of Springfield, featuring sites like the
Route 66 Drive-In,
Cozy Dog Drive In
and the
Shea’s Gas Station Museum.
What is your group hungry to explore?
Botanical gardens, the fastest one-mile dirt bike
track in the country, Illinois’ oldest archeological
artifacts, military sites, nationally renowned
architectural sites, balcony views of politics in
action, festivals, theatre, exciting night life, antique
shops and great shopping malls—Springfield has
something to satisfy groups of every description.
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