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Springfield, IL
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Washington and 3rd Streets
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 753-2013

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POINTS OF INTEREST

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
112 N 6th St - 4 blk E
(217) 782-5764
Lincoln Herndon Law Office
210 1/2 S 6th St - 4 blk SE
(217) 785-7960
Contructed in 1840, only surviving structure in which Lincoln kept offices.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
426 S 7th St - 0.5 mi SE
(217) 492-4241
Lincoln's home for 17 years before his election to Presidency in 1861. Open 8:30am-5:00p daily.
Oliver P. Parks Telephone Museum
529 S 7th St - 0.6 mi SE
(217) 789-5303
9:00am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri. Free admission.
Dana-Thomas House
300 E Lawrence Ave - 0.8 mi S
(217) 782-6776
Prairie style house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Open Wed-Sun 9am-4pm.
Museum of Funeral Customs
1440 Monument Ave - 1.3 mi N
(217) 544-3480
Open 10am-4pm Tues-Sat, 1pm-4pm Sun. Admission: $4 adult, $2 child.
Benedictine University at Springfield
1500 N 5th St - 1.6 mi N
(217) 525-1420
Formerly Springfield College in Illinois.
Bill Shea's Gas Station Museum
2075 N Peoria Rd - 2.3 mi N
(217) 522-0475
A fixture on Historic Route 66 for than half a century. Exhibits of signs, pumps and other
Illinois State Fairgrounds
801 E Sangamon Ave - 2.3 mi N
(217) 782-6661
366-acre complex, home of the Illinois State Fair.
Washington Park Botanical Garden
1740 W Fayette - 2.8 mi SW
(217) 753-6228
University of Illinois at Springfield
1 University Plz - 8.5 mi S
(217) 206-6600
Route 66 Drive In
1700 Recreation Dr - 9.8 mi SW
(217) 546-8881
Restored twin screen drive-in on historic Route 66. Open weekends Apr-Oct, daily Memorial Day-Labor Day.
Chatham Railroad Museum
100 N State St - 11.5 mi S
(217) 483-7792
Open 2nd and 4th Sunday, 2pm-4pm.
Lincoln Memorial Garden and Nature Center
2301 E Lake Shore Dr - 12.6 mi S
(217) 529-1111
Lincoln's New Salem-State Historic Site
15588 History Ln - 21.0 mi NW (on IL Route 97)
(217) 632-4000
Mar-Oct: 9am-5pm; Nov-Feb: 8am-4pm. Closed Mon-Tue.
UPCOMING EVENTS

Aug 11-21 Illinois State Fair (Fair)
State Fairgrounds
Sep 23-25 International Route 66 Mother Road Festival (Festival)
Downtown Springfield
May 13, 2017 UIS Commencement (Academic)
Prairie Capital Convention Center
DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 
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City State
PARKING

Short/long term 45 spaces. Lot on east side of station. Free with permit from station agent. Entry/exit from both Jefferson and Washington streets.

RENTAL CAR LOCATIONS

enterprise 101 E Jefferson - 000.02 blk W
(217) 528-8888, 1-800-RENT-A-CAR
730am-600pm Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm Sat, closed Sunday. Will pick up with advance notice.
enterprise 1031 S Dirksen Pkwy - 003.1 mi SE
(217) 789-1800, 1-800-RENT-A-CAR
Will pick up with advance notice.
avis 1106 Capital Airport Dr. - 003.9 mi N
(217) 522-7728, 1-800-831-AVIS
Airport location.
hertz 1108 Capital Airport Dr. - 003.9 mi N
(217) 525-8820, 1-800-654-3131
Airport location. Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
thrifty 1560 Wabash Ave - 004.2 mi NE
(217) 726-5770, 1-800-THRIFTY
HOTELS

State House Inn 101 E Adams St - 000.03 blk W
(217) 528-5100
Present Amtrak ticket stub to get corporate discount rate.
doubletr President Abraham Lincoln Springfield 701 E Adams - 000.05 blk E
(217) 544-8800, 1-800-222-TREE
Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
hilton 700 E Adams St - 000.06 blk E
(217) 789-1530, 1-800-HILTONS
Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
bestinn 500 N 1st St - 000.6 mi NW
(217) 522-1100, 1-800-BEST-INN
bandb The Inn at 835 835 S 2nd St - 000.6 mi S
(217) 523-4466
Complimentary shuttle 6am-9pm. Will pick up with advance notice.
bandb Henry Mischler House 802 E Edwards St - 000.9 mi SE
(217) 525-2660
Adjacent to Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Complimentary shuttle provided. . Will pick up with advance notice.
travelod Airport 1701 J David Jones Pkwy - 002.3 mi NW
(217) 753-3446, 1-800-578-7878
hiltongarden 3100 S Dirksen Pkwy - 006.0 mi SE
(217) 529-7171, 1-877-STAY-HGI
comforts Comfort Suites 2620 S Dirksen Parkway - 006.9 mi SE
(217) 753-4000, 1-800-4-CHOICE
baymont 5871 S 6th Street Rd - 007.2 mi S
(217) 529-6655, 1-877-BAYMONT
comfort 3442 Freedom Drive - 007.8 mi SW
(217) 787-2250, 1-800-228-5150
courtyard 3462 Freedom Drive - 007.8 mi SW
(217) 793-5300, 1-800-231-2211
LOCAL TRANSIT

Local Bus Springfield Mass Transit District
(217) 522-5531

Intercity Bus Union Bus Terminal
2351 S Dirksen Pkwy - 4.6 mi SE
(217) 544-8466
Serves Greyhound, Gulf Transport, Crown Transit Lines.

Airport Capital Airport - SPI
1200 Capital Airport Drive - 3.9 mi NW
(217) 788-1050

Taxi A-Diamond Cab
(217) 778-5828

Airport Cab
(217) 789-2629

Dan's Cab
(217) 525-8370

Liberty Cab
(217) 525-1982

Lincoln Yellow Cab
(217) 523-4545

Mid-State Cab
(217) 522-9039

Limousine American Limousine
(217) 529-5900

Classic Limousine
(217) 523-5466

LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS

State Journal-Register  •  www.sj-r.com
WAND (17, ABC)  •  www.wandtv.com
WCIA (3, CBS)  •  www.wcia.com
WICS (20, NBC)  •  www.wics.com
VISITOR INFORMATION

Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau 109 N 7th St
Springfield, IL 62701-1305
(217) 789-2360, 1-800-545-7300

Sen. Richard J. Durbin
(D)

711 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2152

Sen. Mark Kirk
(R)

524 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2854

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