Discover Millikin University from This Hotel
Choose to stay at the Country Inn & Suites, where you can get a restful sleep before spending the day biking and hiking at the Rock Springs Nature Center or picnicking and swimming at the Decatur Park District. You can learn about the area’s history at the Hieronymus Mueller Museum or take the kids to the interactive Children’s Museum of Illinois. Visit Millikin University, just minutes from the hotel, where you can walk the beautiful campus or catch a show at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center. Plan your trip during the Decatur Celebration to experience a fun, family-friendly festival with food, entertainment and more. Explore these top attractions:
- Children's Museum of Illinois (6 miles)
With two levels of exhibits, the Children’s Museum of Illinois offers a hands-on learning experience for kids of all ages.
Phone: +1 (217) 423-5437
- Decatur Celebration
Be sure to plan your trip in August so you can visit the state’s largest, free street festival. The celebration features eight performance stages, 70 food vendors, three blocks of art vendors, carnival rides, a wine garden and more.
Phone: +1 (217) 423-4222
- Decatur Park District
With sports fields, a golf course, a dog park, a family aquatic center and the Scovill Zoo, this community park offers tons of fun things to do.
Phone: +1 (217) 422-5911
- Hieronymus Mueller Museum (6 miles)
The Hieronymus Mueller Museum tells the history of the Decatur area through displays and artifacts. The museum is open for tours from Thursday through Sunday and at other times by appointment.
Phone: +1 (217) 423-6161
- Kirkland Fine Arts Center (5 miles)
Hosting top performers like Trace Adkins and Ray Charles, this theater is the perfect place to catch a show. Check online for current events.
Phone: +1 (217) 424-6318
- Millikin University (5 miles)
Millikin University boasts a beautiful campus and a student population of 2,400. Many notable people, including the architect of Disney’s Cinderella castle, are alumni.
Phone: +1 (217) 424-6210
- Rock Springs Nature Center (7.5 miles)
At the Rock Springs Nature Center, learn about the area’s environment in The Ecocenter museum or exploring the trails. Forget your equipment? No problem—the center lets you rent and borrow an assortment of gear.
Phone: +1 (217) 423-4913