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Springfield, IL

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Find free things to do including museums, gardens, zoos and historic sites in Chicago, Springfield and other locations around Illinois.
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The first time I visited Springfield, Illinois, I wanted to know if there was any unique local food I should try. My boyfriend, a Springfield native, told me about...

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History infuses almost everything in Springfield. Much of Abraham Lincoln’s past lives on here, but beyond that, you’ll find a carillon, classic eats and ghost stories.
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Springfield delivers both serious history lessons and light-hearted slices of Americana. But the city where Lincoln got his start is known for informative sites that put a relatable face on a larger-...
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Unplug from the modern everyday on a nostalgic, kitschy, friendlier-than-a-front-porch run down the Midwest stretch of Route 66.
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Springfield is home to many sites important to the days when Abraham Lincoln lived and worked here, plus an impressive presidential museum and other attractions.
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Two moms and their kids set off to explore the Land of Lincoln -- and connect with a leader who's still inspiring.