Guidebook for Springfield

Jennifer
Guidebook for Springfield

Sightseeing

Beautiful and historic. Walk where Lincoln had in life and where he and his family rest. Visit his tomb, the war memorials or take my guide book for a full adventure.
Oak Ridge Cemetery
1441 Monument Avenue
Beautiful and historic. Walk where Lincoln had in life and where he and his family rest. Visit his tomb, the war memorials or take my guide book for a full adventure.
Great museum for all ages, I recommend the two movies sessions.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
212 North 6th Street
Great museum for all ages, I recommend the two movies sessions.
It's one of Frank Lloyd Wright's best!
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Dana Thomas House
300 East Lawrence Avenue
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It's one of Frank Lloyd Wright's best!
Historic preservation and replication at its best.
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Lincoln's New Salem
15588 History Ln
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Historic preservation and replication at its best.
Perfectly preserved, enjoy tours during the day or walk the streets by lamplight.
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site Visitor Center
426 South 7th Street
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Perfectly preserved, enjoy tours during the day or walk the streets by lamplight.
Free and full of history!
Old State Capitol
1 North Old State Capitol Plaza
Free and full of history!
It's every Illinois 8th graders right of passage!
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Lincoln Monument Association
1500 Monument Avenue
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It's every Illinois 8th graders right of passage!

Food Scene

This is more than a bar. You can dine outside or play bocce ball while waiting for your table. All across the street from Lincoln's preserved neighborhood.
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Obed & Isaac's Microbrewery
500 South 6th Street
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This is more than a bar. You can dine outside or play bocce ball while waiting for your table. All across the street from Lincoln's preserved neighborhood.
French bistro inside a Victorian mansion with dining available inside or out. Great breakfast or lunch and wonderful sweets and coffee.
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Incredibly Delicious
925 South 7th Street
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French bistro inside a Victorian mansion with dining available inside or out. Great breakfast or lunch and wonderful sweets and coffee.
This assuming little building is a find only the locals who love Thai know. You can bring your own alcohol, so no paying big prices. There is a mild plus level, beware of hot!
Magic Kitchen
4112 North Peoria Road
This assuming little building is a find only the locals who love Thai know. You can bring your own alcohol, so no paying big prices. There is a mild plus level, beware of hot!

Everything Else

This event that runs May to mid August has everything each Thursday from 4-7. Live music, fresh fruits, veggies and hand made products, local wine and beer as well as food trucks. Enjoy!
Illinois Products Farmers' Market
801 East Sangamon Avenue
This event that runs May to mid August has everything each Thursday from 4-7. Live music, fresh fruits, veggies and hand made products, local wine and beer as well as food trucks. Enjoy!

Entertainment & Activities

This is a sporting goods store on steroids, but my kids love it! Salt water tank, indoor Ferris wheel, shooting range, indoor kids climber, and a full restaurant.
SCHEELS
3801 South MacArthur Boulevard
This is a sporting goods store on steroids, but my kids love it! Salt water tank, indoor Ferris wheel, shooting range, indoor kids climber, and a full restaurant.

Drinks & Nightlife

Local neighborhood pub
Franny's
2136 North 8th Street
Local neighborhood pub