Hotel & Tourism
The President Abraham Lincoln Springfield, a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is set in the heart of historic downtown, Springfield. We are the closest hotel to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library and just a short walk from the State Capitol.
Our hotel is connected to the Prairie Capital Convention Center and hotel guests may ride the complimentary shuttle to and from nearby AMTRAK and the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.
All of our beautiful guest rooms and suites feature modern amenities and thoughtful touches including flat-screen TV, premium bedding, and complimentary WiFi access. Work out on the latest equipment in the 24-hour fitness center or swim in the indoor pool. Start your day with a hearty Midwestern breakfast buffet at Lindsay’s Restaurant and visit The Globe Tavern to enjoy hand-crafted specialty drinks, premium draft beers and live sports on seven flat-screen TVs. The hotel also offers 24-hour business center and 13,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, ideal for a variety of events for up to 600 guests.
Discover the makings of your legendary vacation in Springfield, IL. Nowhere else can you find a more complete and authentic collection of Abraham Lincoln sites that let you step back in time to walk in the legendary president’s footsteps. Explore the nostalgia of Route 66 or take in the grandeur of the Frank Lloyd-Wright designed Dana-Thomas House. Enjoy farm-to-table restaurants, then shop til you drop at local boutiques, art galleries and antique shops. At the end of your day relax at one of our classic hotels or romantic bed & breakfasts.
The Wyndham Springfield City Centre is Springfield’s premier, full service hotel and conference center with 369 guestrooms including 36 suites and 50,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space. Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, within walking distance of Lincoln’s historical sites, the Wyndham Springfield City Centre features:
*Complimentary shuttle service to the airport and train station
*Nick and Nino’s award winning Penthouse Steakhouse
*The Pinnacle Club Lounge with panoramic views of the city
*The Grille at City Centre for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
*The only fully licensed Starbucks downtown
*Indoor heated pool
*24/7 fitness center
*24/7 business kiosk
*Complimentary in room high speed internet access
*Complimentary local and domestic calls
*Covered/valet parking available
*#1 ranked Wyndham Rewards loyalty program
Take a step back in time as you ride in a horse drawn carriage or wagon!
FRIDAY NIGHT TICKETED RIDES IN THE HISTORIC DOWNTOWN DISTRICT
Through the end of September 2019, weather permitting, Red Gate Farm, LLC will offer Friday evening downtown rides from 5:30 to 9 PM. The carriage hop-on location is at the intersection of Adams and 6th.
Thirty (30) minute rides cost $50 per person. The route travels around the downtown area, past the Old State Capitol, through the Lincoln Home Federal Historic Site, and through the 6th St. business district. This route allows time for photos.
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There is also a shorter, approximately 15-minute loop for walk-up passengers. This is especially good for families with young children. This route is similar to the Holiday Walks route, going around the historic streets lining the Old State Capitol (does not include Lincoln Home). Walk-ups may pay with cash or credit/debit card. The cost is $25 per person.
OLD CAPITOL HOLIDAY WALKS
Red Gate Farm, LLC is DSI’s preferred downtown carriage provider. Thanks to DSI’s generous Holiday Walk sponsors, 10-minute carriage rides around the historic downtown square are free during the Holiday Walks, which take place on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons from November 30 – December 21, 2019.
HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGES FOR HIRE
Red Gate Farm, LLC also offers seasonal ride events to the public in other locations, or you can hire them for your private event throughout the year! They offer excellent prices, customer service, and custom options to make your event as perfect as possible.