5 hotels near Springfield, Illinois
Stay with Choice Hotels in Springfield, IL when visiting this historic capital city
Book Springfield, IL hotels near the city’s rich history and culture Come out to the thriving capital of Illinois, rich in history and entertainment for you and your family. Springfield is known for its most famous resident and prominent historical figure, Abraham Lincoln. The city offers a whole menu of attractions that pay tribute to his life and accomplishments as an American President. If you have a keen interest in U.S. history, Springfield is definitely a must-see. If you’re bringing the family, you’ll find a whole selection of museums, amusement parks, restaurants and shopping to keep everyone busy! Be sure to stay at one of our hotels in Springfield, IL just a short trip from the best of the city, including: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Dana-Thomas House Lincoln Home National Historic Site Oak Ridge Cemetery Old State Capitol State Historic Site Korean War National Museum
Springfield is known by many as a former home to Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln lived in the city from 1837 to 1861, the year in which he left to go to the White House as President. There are several local sites that take you back in time to learn more about his life and legacy. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum, the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices and the Lincoln Depot are just some of the Lincoln sites available for you to visit during your trip to Springfield.Another notable site is the Dana-Thomas House, which was constructed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wight. The house was constructed between 1902 and 1904 for patron Susan Lawrence Dana, and it was designed in the “Prairie School” architectural style.
Historic Route 66 also runs through Springfield, and it’s celebrated at the Route 66 Mother Road Festival – an annual festival showcasing hot-rod cars, vintage motorcycles, custom trucks, live music and more. The three day event takes place in September. If you get hungry while exploring the area, Springfield is known for some of its food items, including the “Cozy Dog” (a corn dog on a stick) and the “Horseshoe Sandwich” (an open-faced sandwich that combines a hamburger patty, French fries and cheese sauce on toasted bread). The area is also known for its chili. After grabbing a bite to eat, you can relax and unwind at one of our Springfield hotels. Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, you’ll want to book a room at one of the Choice Hotels in Springfield to enjoy warm hospitality during your visit to this capital city.
Springfield hotels information
- Number of hotels in Springfield5
- Highest Price$120
- Lowest Price$51
- Number of reviews6547
- Avg. rating4.2