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The “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” is almost here
and Springfield has so many events to kick off the holiday season!
By: Alison Warren on November 5, 2021
Let’s talk about Live Music…
Who doesn’t love a night out, dancing and listening to some awesome live music??
We have just ... Read More
In Springfield, we fully understand the love you have for your pooch. He’s not only your pet but he is part of the family.... Read More
What an amazing time to get out and enjoy nature.
This is a big month for the National Park Service (NPS). Not only will the NPS celebrate its 105th birthday on August 25th,... Read More
The most jam packed 10 days in Springfield, full of thrills and excitement.
Come have a blast at the Illinois State Fair ... Read More
Celebrate Independence Day in Springfield, IL and the surrounding area. Check out the events below to help plan your holiday ... Read More
Get over your Hump Day and celebrate CINCO de MAYO with some delish food & drinks!
Check out a few of our Local... Read More
National Travel and Tourism Week 2021spotlights the collective strength of the U.S. travel industry.
This National Travel and ... Read More
Be sure to schedule in a round or two of golf on your Guys or Girls Weekend, you won't regret it!
Enjoy one of nine public... Read More
Do you live life your life in the "BIKE" lane?? Then we encourage you to check out Springfield's awesome cycling... Read More
Springfield has an awesome
new & free way to explore Illinois' capital city in 2021!
Enjoy IDNR’s State Historic
Sites ... Read More
Springfield is lucky to be home of Springfield Walks. Garrett and his team of tour
guides, have been sharing the history... Read More
What are some of the new and exciting things & events coming in 2021, you ask??
We have 7 fun and exciting new things... Read More
Follow Visit Springfield & share your pics using #VisitSpringfield for a change to be featured.
Emily and Tim Lewis are a ... Read More
Time to take that much need coffee break!!
A Classic Americana, an Espresso, how about a Latte, a Pour Over or even your... Read More
Springfield Illinois is a city rich in African American history, which helped shape Springfield, and the nation, as we know... Read More
How many places can you visit two beautiful capitol domes piercing the sky? If you happen to ask for directions to the... Read More
Did you know Springfield has an amazing art scene…Yep, that we do!! Whether it's art galleries, local theatre or street art, ... Read More
Take a step back in time, two centuries in time, as you stroll through the reconstructed village now called Lincoln’s... Read More
Lake Springfield is a 4,200 acre man made lake that was built in the early 1930s. It took roughly 18 months to fill up and... Read More
When you visit Springfield you will not only get to walk where Lincoln walked but eat amazing local foods, like the one and... Read More
The Springfield Illinois Race Riot of 1908 occurred on August 14, 1908 when tension filled the air as two black men sat in... Read More
Hop in your car, take a cruise on Route 66 and head to Springfield for a weekend of nostalgia!
Visit our historical ... Read More
Support LOCAL? Prefer HANDCRAFTED?
Well, have you heard of the Illinois Made program??
Keep on... Read More
It’s cold outside but inside…nice and toasty!!
During the winter months in Springfield you will definitely experience... Read More
Can you believe we will be ringing in the year 2020!! Wow
Time sure does fly when you’re having FUN, right!!
By: Alison Warren on December 5, 2019
It's your birthday!
Yayyy! We are so excited to have this amazing addition to our city.
And now.…we... Read More
So we’ve talked about Live Music at Boondocks now let’s talk a little bit about Live Theatre at one of our awesome venues!!
As we move seasons from summer to autumn…the colors change from teals and pinks to browns & oranges and with that, it... Read More
You know what you should see and do while you’re in Springfield…but do you know what you should EAT??
No? Well you’re in ... Read More
Here are some ideas for an awesome Girl’s Trip to Springfield.
Shop for local produce or even a bouquet of wildflowers... Read More
Sit back, relax and sip on that glass, of Wine of course!
Visit one of 6 Springfield Area Wineries.
Everyone loves a good photo op! Whether you’re a photographer, selfie master, model, or simply someone who loves unique... Read More
Update: September 4
Thank you for following along with us as we shared the story of the renovation of the Coliseum of... Read More
Springfield’s SPRING Festivals & Events
It’s SPRING Time….oh yay! Goodbye snow & ... Read More
Take a “Break” in Always Legendary Springfield, Illinois
Have we got the perfect break plan for you! Springfield, IL... Read More
You can't visit Springfield without exploring at least one of the many Lincoln Sites.
Here are just five that should be on... Read More
Looking for some craft beer when visiting Springfield?? Well...you are in luck!!
In downtown Springfield you will find 3 ... Read More