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University of Illinois Springfield
Family & Friends!!

We are so excited to have you here in Springfield! Wishing you a great visit with your student! Let us help enhance your visit by sharing a few things that we have to offer our visitors.

When you explore our city, not only will you walk where Lincoln walked, but you will enjoy amazing local cuisine and relax in one of our award winning hotels.
All of these amazing things, while making great memories with your UIS Student.

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Watch our buddy, UIS Mascot, Orion as he wanders around town and visits the Springfield area!


Stop by and say hi to our
travel specialists at the

Springfield Visitors Center!!


Whether you have a couple hours or a couple days to visit, we can help you fill the time!
Things from Lincoln to architecture and Route 66 to memorials, your day will be filled with fun memory makers!
For a full list of Sites + Attractions, click here.

Make sure you read our blog,

5 Must See Lincoln Sites

Grab an exciting Play & Stay Adventure!
Abe's Hat Hunt & Living Legends in one

Explorer Passport

Eat + Drink

Springfield has a dining spot for everyone...

Explore a great selection of wineries and breweries to enjoy a nice relaxing evening.
For a full list of Eat + Drink Spots click here.

Dannenberger Vineyards

Looking for unique grub to enjoy, read

5 Must Eats


Stay at one of our award winning hotels. With 4,000 rooms, you are sure to find the perfect place to unwind and relax after a day of touring Springfield.

For a full list of hotels, click here.

Crowne Plaza
Springhill Suites
State House Inn

Visit the "Explore Our Itineraries" page for even more fun things to do!

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