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Posted:
01/09/2019

Spring Break in Springfield, IL

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Visit Springfield

 

Take a “Break” in Always Legendary Springfield, Illinois

Have we got the perfect Spring Break plan for you!  Springfield, IL knows a thing or two about fun, family travel. Generations of kids have visited us on class field trips, and we’ve long been a top choice for fun and educational vacations that bring grandparents, moms, dads and kids together.

With spring break right around the corner; plan to spend some family time experiencing the “Legendary” life of Abraham Lincoln. Walk the same historic streets Abraham Lincoln walked and visit the only house Lincoln ever owned.  You’ll get to know Lincoln as a husband, father and neighbor, as... Read More

Posted:
12/28/2018

President's Day in Springfield, IL

Author:
Visit Springfield

 

Take advantage of the long President’s Day weekend in February to experience history first-hand in Abraham Lincoln’s hometown of Springfield, Illinois.

Springfield is a true original, the only place in the world to see such an extensive collection of historic sites and museums devoted to the life and legacy of our 16th President. Get to know Lincoln the man, the father, the husband and the politician by walking the same streets he walked over 150 years ago.

Visit the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and MuseumOld State CapitolLincoln Tomb, and a host of other sites that will transport you... Read More

Posted:
11/14/2018

Holiday Events in Springfield, Illinois

Author:
Visit Springfield

 

The “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” is almost here and Springfield has so many things to do!

 

Click on the Event for more details.

11/16 - 1/6/: Holidays at the White House: A Presidential Christmas at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

11/16 – 11/17: Hobnob Holiday Market at the Illinois State Fairgrounds

11/16 - 11/18: Holiday Market at Lincoln Memorial Garden

11/17 - 11/25: Memorial Festival of Trees: Holidays Through Our History at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds

11/23: Frost Fun Friday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

11/23 - 12/22: Annual Light up the Park in ... Read More

Posted:
09/05/2018

Fall in Springfield

Author:
Visit Springfield

 

It's that time of year where we go out in search of the perfect pumpkin to carve, get scared walking through haunted houses

& enjoy everything FALL. So we've put together a list to help you find just what you're looking for!

 

 

Pumpkin Patches

 

Bomke’s Patch

They offer over 50 different varieties of pumpkin/gourds of every shape and size. You can pick your selection of pumpkins from our pre-picked selection, or take some clippers (provided by our farm) and cut them right off the vine! They offer children’s area, Illinois Bicentennial Corn Maze, bean maze & petting zoo.

Kristen’s Pumpkin Patch

They have pumpkins, gourds, corn... Read More

Posted:
08/15/2018

Taste What's Brewing.

Author:
Visit Springfield

Microbreweries are hopping in Springfield, Illinois! 

After a day of sightseeing, enjoy our local flavors and be sure to try the official Illinois Bicentennial beer “1818 Prairie State Farmhouse Ale,” crafted by Hand of Fate Brewing Co. in Petersburg (a short drive from Springfield). 

New to downtown Springfield are Buzz Bomb Brewery, a two-story taproom offering growlers to go; and Anvil & Forge Brewing and Distilling who will be opening soon. These establishments join Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery & Eatery, who features locally made beer and other libations, offers a full menu, as... Read More

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