Experience History and Entertainment in Springfield
Located just off I-55, the Country Inn & Suites, Springfield provides comfortable hotel rooms
near the BOS Center and the site of the Illinois State Fair. History fans won’t want to miss the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the Lincoln Tomb, and architecture buffs can visit the Dana-Thomas House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. If you’re looking for family outings, try attractions like the Henson Robinson Zoo and Knights Action Park.
History and Culture
- Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (5.9 miles)
Explore the life of one of America’s most acclaimed presidents with thousands of documents, personal artifacts, audiovisual materials and interactive displays.
Phone: +1 (217) 558-8844
- Dana-Thomas House (4.8 miles)
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1902, the Dana-Thomas House includes the world’s largest collection of site-specific glasswork and furniture created by the renowned architect.
Phone: +1 (217) 782-6776
- Lincoln Tomb (7.3 miles)
The Lincoln Tomb serves as the resting place of President Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary Todd Lincoln and three of their sons. The monument honors Lincoln’s life and legacy with sculptures and engraved excerpts from his most famous speeches.
Phone: +1 (217) 782-2717
- Henson Robinson Zoo (4.3 miles)
A perfect site for a family outing, the Henson Robinson Zoo provides a home for more than 90 species from five continents.
Phone: +1 (217) 585-1821
- Knights Action Park (6 miles)
Race down waterslides, splash around in the wave pool, drive a go-kart and play a round of putt-putt at this exciting family destination.
Phone: +1 (217) 546-8881
- Bank of Springfield (BOS) Center (5.7 miles)
This spacious venue hosts diverse events like concerts, basketball games, conferences and even rodeos.
Phone: +1 (217) 788-8800
- Sangamon Auditorium (3 miles)
Visit Sangamon Auditorium to witness thrilling live theater, dance and music performances.
Phone: +1 (217) 206-6160
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