Macon County Guidebook

Aissa And Hank
Macon County Guidebook

Food Scene

They have a great menu and a very nice bar. We enjoy going there at 4:30 p.m. and having an early dinner.
TapRoot
170 N Merchant St
They have a great menu and a very nice bar. We enjoy going there at 4:30 p.m. and having an early dinner.
Excellent pizza with so many styles to choose from. Nice outside beer garden area located right next to the Millikin Campus. Great fun.
Donnie's Homespun Pizza
126 S Oakland St
Excellent pizza with so many styles to choose from. Nice outside beer garden area located right next to the Millikin Campus. Great fun.
Yummy Skillets and Super Breakfast choices at this spot, located next to Millikin University.
Blue Spoon
120 S Oakland Ave
Yummy Skillets and Super Breakfast choices at this spot, located next to Millikin University.
Great bakery with wonderful brews and speciality lunches. Check out the antique shop in the basement and find some treasures while you are there.
Wildflour Artisan Cafe
256 W Main St
Great bakery with wonderful brews and speciality lunches. Check out the antique shop in the basement and find some treasures while you are there.

Parks & Nature

Beautiful park with ponds, prairie and whisper pine woods. Great to take children to or to spend the day wandering from the different areas. Only 10 miles from our house and a great place to spend the day.
Rock Springs Conservation Area
3939 Nearing Ln
Beautiful park with ponds, prairie and whisper pine woods. Great to take children to or to spend the day wandering from the different areas. Only 10 miles from our house and a great place to spend the day.
This is a great park to visit and take a long walk. Dog park available for those who register with the county as well. This park will connect you with a bike path to ride out to Rock Springs Conservation Center and then on to Forsyth Park if you'd like to head out the opposite direction.
Fairview Park
2095 W Eldorado St
This is a great park to visit and take a long walk. Dog park available for those who register with the county as well. This park will connect you with a bike path to ride out to Rock Springs Conservation Center and then on to Forsyth Park if you'd like to head out the opposite direction.
Visit this park right on the lake. Rent a boat or canoe and take in the scenic views . Travel north on the lake and visit some quiet coves for swimming. The Beach House is a great location to grab a bite to eat while watching the sunset.
Lake Decatur
Visit this park right on the lake. Rent a boat or canoe and take in the scenic views . Travel north on the lake and visit some quiet coves for swimming. The Beach House is a great location to grab a bite to eat while watching the sunset.
Check out some history at the Camp Butler Cemetery if you want to trace your family history.
Camp Butler National Cemetery
5063 Camp Butler Rd
Check out some history at the Camp Butler Cemetery if you want to trace your family history.

Entertainment & Activities

Enjoy great sports at Millikin University. From football to track you can enjoy the wonderful campus and catch some action. Millikin also has a great theatre and music department. The host big name shows and entertainers on a regular basis as well.
Millikin University
1184 W Main St
Enjoy great sports at Millikin University. From football to track you can enjoy the wonderful campus and catch some action. Millikin also has a great theatre and music department. The host big name shows and entertainers on a regular basis as well.
This is a nice zoo for small children. Catch the train, pet the farm animals and visit the penguins. Located right next to the Children's Museum where kids will have a great time. Make a day of it.
Scovill Zoo
71 S Country Club Rd
This is a nice zoo for small children. Catch the train, pet the farm animals and visit the penguins. Located right next to the Children's Museum where kids will have a great time. Make a day of it.
This is a nice coarse with a range to pass the time away.
Scovill Golf Club
3909 W Main St
This is a nice coarse with a range to pass the time away.
Great activity to do with the children. Pick out your favorite pumpkin for the fall season and let the kids play in the corn maze or pet the animals.
Black Bart's Pumpkin Patch, No Pets, closed for the season
9381 W Wise Rd
Great activity to do with the children. Pick out your favorite pumpkin for the fall season and let the kids play in the corn maze or pet the animals.
Nice facility to visit. Swimming pools, basketball courts, gym and classes available. Get a day pass and check it out.
Decatur Family YMCA
220 W McKinley Ave
Nice facility to visit. Swimming pools, basketball courts, gym and classes available. Get a day pass and check it out.
This is a fun water park that also still has a drive in theatre. Spend the day at the park, playing arcade games and then relax with a movie before heading back to our place.
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Knight's Action Park
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This is a fun water park that also still has a drive in theatre. Spend the day at the park, playing arcade games and then relax with a movie before heading back to our place.
Take some time to go horse back riding along the Sangamon River or at Rock Springs Park. Check out the stables and maybe even take a riding lesson
Shiloh Stables
4095 W Rock Springs Rd
Take some time to go horse back riding along the Sangamon River or at Rock Springs Park. Check out the stables and maybe even take a riding lesson

Shopping

Unique shops to visit with plenty of local shops, diners, brewery and wine shops. Check it out, you'll love the shopping as well as the local murals.
Shop Merchant Street - Downtown Decatur
132 S Water St
Unique shops to visit with plenty of local shops, diners, brewery and wine shops. Check it out, you'll love the shopping as well as the local murals.
Visit the small down town shops which are set up like a historic town square. Vintage items, speciality stores and visit their Italian Eatery or Uncle Monkey's for a little game of pool. Small town living for sure.
Illiopolis
Visit the small down town shops which are set up like a historic town square. Vintage items, speciality stores and visit their Italian Eatery or Uncle Monkey's for a little game of pool. Small town living for sure.

Drinks & Nightlife

A friend of ours retired and open this unique brewery. Although small batches are brewed here, they have a large variety of brews to try and enjoy. Also check out their Yoga and Beer sessions.
Decatur Brew Works
101 N Main St
A friend of ours retired and open this unique brewery. Although small batches are brewed here, they have a large variety of brews to try and enjoy. Also check out their Yoga and Beer sessions.
Great food and entertainment on Friday and Saturday Nights. Super local artist performing.
R Bar & Grille
157 W Main St
Great food and entertainment on Friday and Saturday Nights. Super local artist performing.
This is Decatur's latest addition to the brewery scene. Beer is cold with guest food vendors on Friday and Saturday Nights.
Door 4 Brewing Co.
1214 W Cerro Gordo St
This is Decatur's latest addition to the brewery scene. Beer is cold with guest food vendors on Friday and Saturday Nights.
Check out Illinois largest street festival the first weekend in August. With more than 15 stages, and for one low price spend 2 days with some of the countries greatest music acts.
Decatur Celebration Inc
160 E Main St
Check out Illinois largest street festival the first weekend in August. With more than 15 stages, and for one low price spend 2 days with some of the countries greatest music acts.
Located near the Millikin campus this family restaurant by day has great bands in the evenings. Nice outdoor beer garden with a lot of atmosphere to enjoy with friends.
Lock Stock & Barrel
129 S Oakland Ave
Located near the Millikin campus this family restaurant by day has great bands in the evenings. Nice outdoor beer garden with a lot of atmosphere to enjoy with friends.

Sightseeing

This is a great park to take the children to and spend the day learning about Illinois History and country living. Guided tours with plenty of space for the kids to run off energy while learning about Abe Lincoln.
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Lincoln's New Salem
15588 History Ln
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This is a great park to take the children to and spend the day learning about Illinois History and country living. Guided tours with plenty of space for the kids to run off energy while learning about Abe Lincoln.
Head down to the museum and learn so much about Abraham Lincoln. Spend the day site seeing in Springfield visiting historic sites, and gardens.
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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
112 North 6th Street
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Head down to the museum and learn so much about Abraham Lincoln. Spend the day site seeing in Springfield visiting historic sites, and gardens.
Check out the state capitol and Springfield's rich history. There is plenty to do downtown, great spots to eat with a few breweries.
Illinois State Capitol
Check out the state capitol and Springfield's rich history. There is plenty to do downtown, great spots to eat with a few breweries.
Take a step back in time and tour the mansion. This historic property takes you back to the busy city of Decatur at the turn of the century when Hemp was grown in Decatur and the railroad was key to shipping products West.
Governor Oglesby Mansion Inc
421 W William St
Take a step back in time and tour the mansion. This historic property takes you back to the busy city of Decatur at the turn of the century when Hemp was grown in Decatur and the railroad was key to shipping products West.
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990 South Meridian Avenue

Arts & Culture

Check out work at the Blue Connection where Millikin Students display and sell local art. This art center offers classes for adults and students alike. Located downtown Decatur across from the city park.
Decatur Area Arts Council
125 N Water St
Check out work at the Blue Connection where Millikin Students display and sell local art. This art center offers classes for adults and students alike. Located downtown Decatur across from the city park.
Catch a local production or concert at Richland Community College. This site is also the site of the world's largest agricultural site hosting the Farm Progress Show every other August.
Richland Community College
1 College Park
Catch a local production or concert at Richland Community College. This site is also the site of the world's largest agricultural site hosting the Farm Progress Show every other August.