Stay Close to the Kirkland Fine Arts Center
The Country Inn & Suites, Decatur is just five miles from the scenic campus of Millikin University, making it an ideal retreat for parents, prospective students and “Big Blue” fans. For a taste of the cultural excellence found at the university, make plans to see a concert or show at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center. Traveling with your family? Nearby attractions like the Hieronymus Mueller Museum and Children’s Museum of Illinois offer an excellent way to add some educational entertainment to your visit. If your visit occurs during the annual Decatur Celebration, be sure to get out and experience the vibrant sense of community found amidst the state’s largest street festival, which features festivities with more than 70 food vendors and eight performance stages.
Discover these attractions near the hotel:
- Children's Museum of Illinois (6 miles)
From a giant paint wall to kid-friendly replicas of a TV station and a hospital ER, the interactive exhibits at the Children’s Museum of Illinois allow your little ones to learn while they play.
Phone: +1 (217) 423-5437
- Decatur Celebration
Every August, the Decatur community comes together for this annual tradition. Whether you want to sample food from vendors, take in a rocking concert or simply enjoy a few hours of people watching, Decatur Celebration is the place to be.
Phone: +1 (217) 423-4222
- Decatur Park District
Spread throughout the city, the various destinations that compose the Decatur Park District offer an array of activities that include an indoor sports center, a family aquatic center, the Scovill Zoo and more.
Phone: +1 (217) 422-5911
- Hieronymus Mueller Museum (6 miles)
Open every Thursday through Sunday, the Hieronymus Mueller Museum gives visitors a look into the genius of its namesake, the renowned Decatur inventor with more than 500 patents to his credit.
Phone: +1 (217) 423-6161
- Kirkland Fine Arts Center (5 miles)
Nestled on the campus of Millikin University, this prestigious performance hall hosts a regular schedule of productions that include symphony concertos, theatrical shows and energetic rock concerts.
Phone: +1 (217) 424-6318
- Millikin University (5 miles)
Whether you’re visiting a student, attending an athletic event or touring the educational facilities of this respected institution of higher learning, Millikin University’s stunning campus offers a beautiful setting for you to spend the day.
Phone: +1 (217) 424-6210
- Rock Springs Nature Center (7.5 miles)
Just a short drive from the Country Inn & Suites, the Rock Springs Nature Center is home to an interactive Ecocenter and a wildlife observation area, as well as fishing ponds and hiking trails.
Phone: +1 (217) 423-4913