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Here are some ideas for an awesome Girl’s Trip to Springfield.


Shop for local produce or even a bouquet of wild flowers at the Old Capitol’s Farmer’s Market. While walking from booth to booth, enjoy a cup of fresh brewed coffee or some breakfast at one of the vendors.

How about Coffee and Breakfast at one of our local spots. Three Twigs Bakery, Café Moxo, or Incredibly Delicious are just a few options in Springfield for some great morning grub!

Nothings better than a relaxing spa visit to kick start or wrap up your day – Check out Spavia or MessageLUXE for several relaxing options. 

Time to Shop, man things just keeps getting better & better! We have so many awesome local boutique shops, here’s a few, Eye Candy Boutique, District 23, Gypsy Soul, and several artist co-ops in Historic Downtown Springfield. If you're looking for a little retail therapy, check out White Oaks Mall – A Simon Mall. For more shops, click here.

Take a short trip, outside of Springfield, and enjoy lunch at a quaint café called Morning Star Café, and then take a stroll through Lincoln’s New Salem. Afterwards head out for a couple of glasses of wine at one of our amazing wineries…Click here for a list of Wineries

How about a picnic at the park – Grab a box lunch from a café and head out to Washington Park. Find that perfect shady spot, relax and enjoy!

Stop & smell the flowers at Washington Park Botanical Gardens – or wonder the trails at Lincoln Memorial Gardens next to Lake Springfield.

Are you a sun seeker? How about a cruise around Lake Springfield on a boat or Jet Ski rental from Lake Springfield Marina.

Take a Historical tour of many Springfield homes including the Dana-Thomas House – A Frank Lloyd Wright Design, Lincoln Home, Elijah Iles House and Edwards Place. Click here for a full listing of our sites.

Try a fun little scavenger hunt adventure through Historic Downtown called Abe’s Hat Hunt. How many Abe Hats can you find? Find at least FIVE and you will receive a fun little prize. Fun!

Take in Springfield art scene at the Pharmacy Art Gallery & Art Space, SAA Collective or even check out some of the Instagramable Spots. Snap some amazing pics and make sure you use #VisitSpringfield for a chance for you pic to be shared on our social!

Dinner Time!! Check out Nick & Nino’s for a great view of the city, or enjoy a farm-to-table experience at American Harvestwhere all menu items come from locally owned-&-operated family farms. Delicious!!

Now it's on to the evening Entertainment…Dance the night away at a concert at Boondocks Pub or listen to some Live Music at one of our local bars. Enjoy a show at Hoogland Center for the Arts, The Legacy Theatre or at the UIS Performing Arts Center.

Looking for a Place to Stay?? Check out one of our Hotels or Bed & Breakfasts.

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