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Thinkin' Lincoln

When you think Springfield, think Abe Lincoln, and why wouldn't you, he's our most famous resident! Be sure to check out our '5 Must See Lincoln Sites' blog.
"To this place, and the kindness of these people, I owe everything."
A. Lincoln

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Explore our Itineraries

Bring the whole family for fun and adventure or make it a friends getaway. Best of Springfield, Abe's Perfect Journey, Route 66 and more.

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REUNITE in Springfield, IL!
Where history meets the road & families come to celebrate!

1908 Race Riot

On August 14th, 1908 the residents in Springfield had no idea what devistation they were waking up to and the changes it would make to the history of our nation. The Springfield 1908 Race Riot heavily influenced the creation of the NAACP. Officially starting on February 12, 1909, just 6 months later.

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Enjoy Local Brew + Wine

Brew + wine enthusiasts will find the capitol city a tasty treat with 6 wineries & 6 breweries, 3 of which are located downtown in walking distance of each other.

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