Tourist Attractions in Springfield, IL

The capital city of Illinois is home to more than 100,000 residents. It was originally called Calhoun, after Senator John C. Calhoun, but was later renamed to Springfield after the city in Massachusetts in 1832. Springfield’s most famous resident is Abraham Lincoln, who lived there from 1837 to 1861 until he had to go to the White House as president, and his only house, the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, is now open to the public free of charge. There are also several places in the city focused on Lincoln such as the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site, Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Lincoln Depot and the Old State Capitol State Historic Site. Other places to see are the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, Springfield Armory National Historic Site and Springfield Museums. Springfield is the birthplace of several popular food items such as the corn dog on a stick called Cozy Dog and the horseshoe sandwich.

There are 40 tourist attractions found in Springfield, IL. This is 4% of all tourist attractions listed in Illinois. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are zoo and landmarks. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Springfield. You may find a list of all categories of Springfield attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Springfield of that type.

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