Springfield Tourism


Springfield is marketed as a unique convention, meeting and leisure destination in support of the city, community and hospitality partners. Tourism has an annual impact of more than $388 million for the Springfield area and Sangamon County. 

History comes alive in Springfield, where you can walk on the footsteps of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. Experience the city where Lincoln lived, where he raised his children, and where he was laid to rest. Join visitors from around the globe and travel to the city that celebrates Lincoln’s life and legacy. Springfield isn’t all about history, though. Come and enjoy the Springfield of today. Tour the Frank Lloyd Write-designed Dana-Thomas house, the Illinois State Museum, or spend a fun-filled day at Knights Action Park and Caribbean Water Adventure. There are over 400 annual events including the Illinois State Fair, art fairs, plays, and BBQ events.

Springfield is the kind of place where legendary events begin. Gather your group for meetings, a conference or exhibitions in one of our many well-equipped facilities. Explore the treasure trove of Lincoln lore, Route 66 and world-class historic sites.

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