Convenient Decatur Hotel Just off I-72 and US-51
Located near the intersection of US-51 and I-72, the Country Inn & Suites, Decatur, IL gives you quick access to the area’s best things to do. Since Milliken University is just over six miles away, our hotel is an ideal retreat for parents, prospective students and Big Blue fans. The university’s Kirkland Fine Arts Center offers excellent concerts and shows, while the Hieronymus Mueller Museum gives a glimpse into the life of Decatur’s most famous inventor. Plan your trip in August to experience the state’s largest street festival, Decatur Celebration. In addition to food from more than 70 vendors, this annual event also features eight performance stages.Outdoor Attractions
- Decatur Park District
Spread throughout the city, the various destinations that compose the Decatur Park District offer a range of activities and arenas, from an indoor sports center and a family aquatic center to the Scovill Zoo.
Phone: +1 (217) 422-5911
- Rock Springs Nature Center (10.8 miles)
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
- Decatur Celebration
Every August, the Decatur community comes together for food from more than 70 vendors, rocking concerts on eight stages and hours of people watching.
Phone: +1 (217) 423-4222
- Millikin University (6.4 miles)
The Millikin University campus offers a beautiful setting for visiting your student, attending a conference or cheering on college athletes.
Phone: +1 (217) 424-6210
Museums and Fine Arts
- Hieronymus Mueller Museum (5.8 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 (6.8 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
- Children's Museum of Illinois (8.9 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