See the Sights near our Hotel’s Location in Galesburg, Illinois
Situated just off Highway 34 and I-74, the Country Inn & Suites provides easy access to Galesburg Municipal Airport (GBG) as well as major businesses and popular local attractions. Nearby points of interest include historic Seminary Street, the Galesburg Historic District and the Carl Sandburg Birthplace, which is only four miles from our hotel’s location. While in Galesburg, Illinois, you can also tour Carl Sandburg College, shop at Sandburg Mall, go swimming at Lake Storey Park and see a show at the Galesburg Civic Art Center. If you’re visiting in October, make sure to participate in the Knox County Scenic Drive, a self-guided car tour of the region’s picturesque towns.
We recommend the following attractions:
- Carl Sandburg State Historic Site (4 miles)
Visit the birthplace of Galesburg's most famous son, prolific poet and author Carl Sandburg. Tour the home and the attached visitor’s center, where you’ll find a museum, a gift shop and a theater showing autobiographical films.
Phone: +1 (309) 342-2361
- Galesburg Civic Art Center (3 miles)
This enriching art center features rotating exhibitions, an excellent gift gallery and a variety of annual events, such as Art in the Park and the Black Earth Film Festival.
Phone: +1 (309) 342-7415
- Knox County Scenic Drive (5.8 miles)
Held annually during the first two weekends in October, this self-guided car tour includes stops at the Galesburg Scarecrow Festival, beautiful working farms, one-room schoolhouses and a 19th-century log cabin.
Phone: +1 (309) 343-2485
- Sandburg Mall (0.1 mile)
Located within walking distance of our hotel, Sandburg Mall features all your favorite retail stores, including Bergner’s, Claire’s, Bath & Body Works, JCPenney, Sears and Kmart.
Phone: +1 (309) 344-1331
- Seminary Street Historic Commercial District (3.3 miles)
This old-fashioned street offers a taste of local culture just 10 minutes from our hotel’s address. While in Galesburg, Illinois, don’t miss the chance to explore this charming district, which includes locally owned bookstores, bakeries, antique shops and clothing boutiques.
Phone: +1 (309) 342-1000
Additional points of interest include:
- Amtrak (4 miles)
- Browning Mansion (4 miles)
- Carl Sandburg College (2 miles)
- Galesburg Municipal Airport (1.5 miles)
- Galesburg Railroad Museum (4 miles)
- Knox College (4 miles)
- Knox County Courthouse (4 miles)
- Orpheum Theatre (3 miles)
- Peoria International Airport (45 miles)
- Quad City International Airport (40 miles)
- Riverboat Casino, Davenport (45 miles)
- Riverboat Casino, Peoria (45 miles)
- Western Illinois University (45 miles)
The Country Inn & Suites Galesburg is located off I-74. Take exit 46-A to Highway 34 W. Take Highway 34 W to Henderson St. At the first traffic light, take a right on Carl Sandburg Dr. The hotel is on the right, directly across from Sandburg Mall.