United offers one-stop flights from Reagan National to Springfield, Ill., with late November/early December fares currently starting at $413 round trip.
President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center
701 E. Adams St.
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.
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.