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Find free things to do including museums, gardens, zoos and historic sites in Chicago, Springfield and other locations around Illinois.
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...
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.
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-...
Unplug from the modern everyday on a nostalgic, kitschy, friendlier-than-a-front-porch run down the Midwest stretch of Route 66.
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.
Two moms and their kids set off to explore the Land of Lincoln -- and connect with a leader who's still inspiring.