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Springfield, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln’s home continues to draw thousands of tourists a year eager to learn more about the nation’s storied 16th president.

Latest Midwest Living Springfield Reviews

"This historic site showcases the law office Abraham...
"Pay tribute and respects at the final resting places of...
"The Lincoln family purchased this home in 1844; today,...
"Vintage finds and treasures from France, Belgium and...
"A great stop for lunch amidst visits to the Illinois State...
"When in Springfield, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dana-...
"Remodeled decor doesn't prevent this nostalgic motel...
"This library-museum is a premier destination for info...
"This cute retro drive-in offers tasty hot dogs with a side...
"Springfield makes the most of its Abraham Lincoln history...

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Things to Do in Springfield

"This historic site showcases the law office Abraham...
"Pay tribute and respects at the final resting places of...
"The Lincoln family purchased this home in 1844; today,...
"Vintage finds and treasures from France, Belgium and...
"When in Springfield, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dana-...
"This library-museum is a premier destination for info...
"Springfield makes the most of its Abraham Lincoln history...

Latest Midwest Living Springfield Restaurant Reviews

"A great stop for lunch amidst visits to the Illinois State...
"This cute retro drive-in offers tasty hot dogs with a side...

Latest Midwest Living Springfield Hotel Reviews

"Remodeled decor doesn't prevent this nostalgic motel...