Enjoy a full itinerary of things to do in Springfield

Located just off I-55, the Country Inn & Suites, Springfield, IL offers comfortable hotel rooms and suites near the BOS Center and the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Interested in history or architecture? Take a step into the past at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum or be inspired by the exquisite glasswork at the Dana-Thomas House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. If you're looking for fun things to do with the family, visit attractions like the Henson Robinson Zoo and Knights Action Park. Our hotel is also just two miles from the University of Illinois Springfield.

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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

3.72 mi / 5.99 km from the hotel
Explore the life of one of America's most acclaimed presidents with thousands of documents, personal artifacts, audiovisual materials, and interactive displays.

Sangamon Auditorium

2.04 mi / 3.29 km from the hotel
Located on the campus of the University of Illinois Springfield, this 2,000-seat concert hall offers live theater, dance, and music performances.

Washington Park

4.35 mi / 6.99 km from the hotel
Take a picnic lunch to this 150-acre park listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With botanical gardens, tennis courts, hiking trails, and carillon bell concerts, Washington Park provides plenty to do for an afternoon excursion.

Lincoln Home

3.34 mi / 5.37 km from the hotel
Tour the home where the 16th United States president lived from 1844 to 1861. You can visit the surrounding park that features other historical homes as well as indoor and outdoor exhibits.

Bank of Springfield (BOS) Center

3.58 mi / 5.76 km from the hotel
This spacious venue hosts diverse events like concerts, basketball games, conferences, and even rodeos.

Dana-Thomas House

3.39 mi / 5.46 km from the hotel
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1902, the Dana-Thomas House includes the world's largest collection of site-specific glasswork and furniture created by the renowned architect.

Henson Robinson Zoo

2.51 mi / 4.03 km from the hotel
A perfect site for a family outing, the Henson Robinson Zoo provides a home for more than 80 species from five continents.

Knights Action Park

4.18 mi / 6.73 km from the hotel
Race down waterslides, splash around in the wave pool, drive a go-kart, and play a round of mini golf at this exciting family destination.

Lincoln Tomb

4.92 mi / 7.92 km from the hotel
The Lincoln Tomb serves as the resting place of President Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary Todd Lincoln, and three of their sons. The monument honors Lincoln's life and legacy with sculptures and engraved excerpts from his most famous speeches.