Decatur is the seat of Macon County, and with more than 74,000 people, it is the biggest city in the county and one of the biggest in the entire state of Illinois. It is home to both Millikin University and Richland Community College, as well as to several industrial and agricultural companies such as Tate & Lyle's, and the design facilities for Caterpillar. Get to know the city on a bus rental in Decatur, Illinois.
A bus rental in Decatur, Illinois can help you have a memorable and comfortable vacation. It can take you to all the places you want to go to without the hassles you often associate with touring.
A bus rental in Decatur, Illinois can take you to:
1. Antique stores. Check out the antique stores in the city where you can find something to add to your collection. The list of antique stores is long: there is D&L Antiques and Furniture, Drive-In Antiques, Firehouse Antiques & Flea Market, Gems of Yesterday, Never Forgotten Thymes, Redman Antiques & Used Furniture, The Root Cellar, Wabash Depot, and Wreck Room Antiques.
There is also the Finders Market, which is held every Friday and Saturday in May to June and then in September to October. The market has several vendors coming from a number of states, giving you a wide range of awesome choices of vintage stuff, antiques, handmade items, furniture, art, gifts, fashion items and others.
2. Scovill Zoo. Scovill Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and houses more than 500 animals from close to 100 species. These animals come from six continents. The zoo is also very active in education and conservation initiatives. You could also find the Z.O. & O. Express Train and the Endangered Species Carousel for the kids to ride on.
3. Children's Museum of Illinois. With interactive exhibits, the Children's Museum of Illinois teaches kids from two to twelve using exhibits such as Puppet Castle, WKIDS TV Station, Sensory House, Luckey's Climber, Mamma Mia's Pizzeria & Gelato Stand, Johnston Super Market, and Shadow Wall. This is one of the top children's museums in the country.
4. Mari-Mann Herb Farm. The Mari-Mann Herb Farm allows you to tour the gardens and enjoy high tea or brunch with your friends.
5. Scovill Park. Scovill Park features a gazebo garden where you can find annual flowers, while the Scovill oriental Gardens is a Chinese inspired garden that was built starting in the 1920s. Or you could visit some of the city's parks, such as Lincoln Trail Homestead State Memorial, Lake Decatur, Sand Creek Recreation Area, Fort Daniel Conservation Area, Rock Springs Conservation Area, Spitler Woods State Natural Area, Griswold Conservation Area, and Friends Creek Regional Park. The city also maintains around 2,000 acres of parkland, so there are a lot of opportunities to play basketball, softball, football, and other sports, have a quiet picnic or exercise on some of the finest trails in the city. Decatur was also named a Park City USA because it had more park land per person than any other US city.
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