if you go
if you go
United offers one-stop flights from Reagan National to Springfield, Ill., with late November/early December fares currently starting at $413 round trip.
WHERE TO STAY
President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center
701 E. Adams St.
WHERE TO EAT
Obed and Isaac’s Microbrewery and Eatery
500 S. Sixth St.
Home brews and a menu to match, with burgers, fish and chips, bangers and mash, and more. Entrees from $7.
411 E. Adams St.
WHAT TO DO
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
212 N. Sixth St.
Covers Lincoln’s life from boyhood in Kentucky to assassination in Washington. Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., $12.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
426 S. Seventh St.
Pick up free timed tickets for house tours in the visitor center, which also contains exhibits and a gift shop. Other period homes also open for self-guided tours. Daily 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices
Sixth and Adams streets
See where Lincoln practiced his pre-presidential trade. Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from the day after Labor Day to April 30; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m daily all other times. Free.
Old State Capitol
1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Peek into rooms where signficant Lincoln moments happened. Free tours. Same hours as the law offices.