Just five miles north of downtown Decatur, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Decatur, IL is conveniently situated in the peaceful village of Forsyth. From our hotel off I-72 and US-51, you can easily reach the area’s top attractions, including Millikin University, about six miles away. After a meeting, take a break from work to visit Rock Springs Nature Center. For families, the Children’s Museum of Illinois is about a 15-minute drive from the hotel.
Use our free Wi-Fi to upload the latest draft of a presentation, and then unwind in our inviting indoor pool and hot tub. Our fitness center is a great place for a quick jog, and we offer a free, hot breakfast every morning to fuel the rest of your day. Amenities and services include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Rest easy with plush bedding in one of our spacious rooms or suites, which include amenities like free Wi-Fi, cable TV and an iron with an ironing board to help you look your best. Standard room amenities include:
Celebrating a special occasion? Upgrade to a Whirlpool Suite for more space and a whirlpool.
Bars & Restaurants
Fuel your day with the hotel’s complimentary Be Our Guest Breakfast, featuring hot items like Belgian waffles as well as fresh fruit.
For lunch and dinner, try a nearby restaurant like Krekel’s Custard & Hamburgers for a mouthwatering cheeseburger or Beach House for seafood and stunning lakefront views.
Things to Do in Decatur
Once your meetings are done, have some fun in downtown Decatur. Get outside for an afternoon in the Decatur Park District, or tour the Hieronymus Mueller Museum to learn more about one of America’s most prolific inventors. Families enjoy watching the antics of ring-tailed lemurs and riding the Zooville Train at Scovill Zoo. Visit these other attractions during your stay:
Children’s Museum of Illinois – Let your imagination run wild at the Children’s Museum of Illinois, just 15 minutes away. Designed to educate, entertain and inspire the next generation of creative thinkers, this museum offers a variety of fun Maker sessions for kids and painting classes for adults.
Millikin University – Listen to a concert, tailgate at a Big Blue game, or tour the 100-year-old campus at Millikin University, about six miles from the hotel. You can gaze at the stars through the largest public telescope in Illinois before enjoying pizza and live music at Campus Town.
Rock Springs Nature Center – Hike along the Sangamon River, learn about Midwestern life in the 1850s from re-enactors at the Homestead Prairie Farm, and watch birds and deer come to the nature center’s feeding area, all just a 15-minute drive away.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
Host your next corporate event in our meeting space, offering free high-speed Internet access and audiovisual equipment rental. Reserve a block of rooms for your guests, and keep them informed about event details with a Web page that we personalize for you.
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