Springfield is the capital of Illinois and the seat of Sangamon County. More than 117,000 people live in the "Flower City," which is the sixth most peopled city in the state. The city has several attractions to offer, so get on a charter bus in Springfield, Illinois and check it out today.
First off, if you are a fan of Abraham Lincoln, then you are in the right place. Springfield has more Lincoln-related sites than any other place on earth and you can visit them all on a charter bus in Springfield, Illinois. Dubbed as the Land of Lincoln, you can find the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in the city, which has been Lincoln's home for close to two decades. Then you have the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, where you could check out the galleries, displays and theaters that allow you to get to know the former president more intimately. And you could easily tour all these sites on a charter bus in Springfield, Illinois.
Then check out the arts scene as well. There is the Michael Victor II Art Library, which has more than 4,500 books, periodicals and other types of media touching on the arts. Then go to the Museum Art Gallery, Visual Arts Gallery, Prairie Art Alliance, the Pharmacy Gallery & Art Space, the Springfield Art Association, and Studio on 6th. Further, you can catch the performances of Springfield Ballet Company, Springfield Theatre Centre, and the Springfield Muni Opera, as well as the events happening at the Legacy Theatre, which is the oldest theater in the city. Then you can also check out the widely acclaimed Theatre in the Park at New Salem.
You can also check out the city's sports teams. You have the MidState Mayhem Roller Derby, the Springfield Foxes Semi-Pro Football, the Springfield Jr. Blues Hockey Team, and the Springfield Sliders Baseball. Or you can enjoy the gaming at Capitol Teletrack where you can bet on different thoroughbred horses from all over the country. But you should check out the many opportunities to enjoy yourself outdoors. The city is home to several biking and hiking trails such as the Bunn to Lost Bridge Trail, Interurban Trail, Sangamon Valley Bike Trail, Wabash Trail, and the Lost Bridge Trail. You will also appreciate the golfing fun at Bergen Park Golf Course, Brookhills Golf Club, Bunn Park Golf Course, Lincoln Greens Golf Course, Longbridge Golf Course, Panther Creek Country Club, Pasfield Park Golf Course, Piper Glen Golf Club, the Oaks Golf Course, and the Rail Golf Club.
You also have access to at least 30 parks in the city. Be sure to include Carpenter Park, a nature preserve that covers more than 322 acres of space and is home to several varieties of birds and wildlife. Then you have the Washington Park and Botanical Garden, which is a national historic place and has a botanical garden, walking trails, a duck pond, rose garden and carillon concerts. You can also visit Lincoln Park and check out the Nelson Recreation Center.
And if you are in the city during the hot summer months, there are a lot of opportunities to cool off in the water. Go to Eisenhower Aquatic Center, Lake Springfield, Lake Springfield Marina, New Salem Canoe, and Veterans Pool.
Reserve your charter bus in Springfield, Illinois by calling BusRental.com at 1-866-569-2012 well in advance.