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Nearby Attractions and Campgrounds


Lincoln's New Salem Historical Site 

Come visit the village of New Salem where young Abraham Lincoln lived during his early years! Many events take place throughout the year at Lincoln's New Salem, including tours, and music festivities!

15588 History Lane Petersburg, Illinois 62675


Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Come Visit the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, Illinois home and related historic district where Abraham Lincoln lived from 1844 to 1861, before moving to the White House.

(217) 492-4241


Abraham Presidential Library and Museum

Come visit the library housing millions of documents, photographs and artifacts. This is where our experts track down new Lincoln material, repair and preserve old material, and share their knowledge. Meanwhile, the museum tells Lincoln’s story through state-of-the-art full-immersion exhibits, special effects theaters, and displays of original artifacts.

(217) 558-8844

Check out Obed & Isaac’s a local favorite for great food, fun and friends.  Located in downtown Springfield at the corner of Sixth and Jackson Streets, just steps away from Lincoln's Home. Enjoy indoor dining in a beautifully preserved Italianate mansion or have a meal with a view on the spacious outdoor patio. The fun doesn’t stop at dinner. Step over to the beer garden and find your favorite craft beer.

(217) 670-0627


Long Bridge Golf Course

Check out Long Bridge Golf Course conveniently close to Springfield, just north of the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.  The course overlooks the Sangamon River Valley, and in its natural setting makes you feel as though you have altogether left the city.  Long Bridge has a mission to maintain an outstanding golf experience for players of all calibers and has been providing challenging scenic golf since 1998.

(217) 744-8311

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