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Monday, March 18, 2019 04:12 pm
Cover is by Lynn Snyder-Hinds of Springfield, winner of this year’s Capital City Visitor cover art contest, which drew more than 40 entries. Synder-Hinds and others who competed were honored at a re...
Monday, March 18, 2019 04:08 pm

Meet Springfield’s best-known resident and revered icon

 Two centuries after his birth, Springfield’s best-known resident remains a revered icon, a leader who bore the weight of destiny to his untimely demise. Born in dire poverty and self-educated,...
Monday, March 18, 2019 04:06 pm

Springfield’s museums and historic sites

 DOWNTOWN AREADana-Thomas House - A Frank Lloyd Wright design301 E. Lawrence Ave.217-782-6776dana-thomas.org AdmissionA visit to Springfield is not complete without touring the magnificent Frank...
Monday, March 18, 2019 04:05 pm

Take in the sights and sounds of the seat of Illinois government

 Illinois State Capitol 101 S. Second St.217-782-2099Illinois boasts a stunning State Capitol, and in recent years the legislative chambers and multifloor west wing were magnificently restored. I...
Monday, March 18, 2019 04:04 pm

Historic Edwards Place, art galleries and family events

 The Springfield Art Association is at the heart of Springfield’s thriving arts and culture scene. Boasting two art galleries, an art school, a Lincoln-era historic house museum and a calendar...
Monday, March 18, 2019 04:02 pm

Where to find theater, dance and other cultural outlets

 Performing artsHoogland Center for the Arts 420 S. Sixth St.217-523-2787hcfta.orgThe Hoogland Center for the Arts is a magnet for both practitioners and supporters of the arts, housing 18 differ...
Monday, March 18, 2019 04:00 pm

2019 Visit Springfield Highlights

 Are you ready to discover your legendary couple’s getaway, family vacation or weekend with your best girlfriends? Check inside to uncover what’s new in Springfield for 2019. Learn about Hist...
Monday, March 18, 2019 03:58 pm

History comes alive celebrates 10 years June 1 – August 10, 2019

 Come celebrate 10 years of History Comes Alive this summer. Step into 19th Century America with live performances, storytelling and moving ceremonies from Abraham Lincoln and a huge cast of hist...
Monday, March 18, 2019 03:56 pm


Looking for assistance while you’re here? Stop by our new visitors center and let one of our travel experts help you. Be sure to ask how you can park free!Springfield Visitors Center at Lincoln-Hern...


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