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Springfield Walks

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Address: 1 Old State Capitol Plz, Springfield, IL 62701-1512
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+1 217-502-8687

Springfield Walks is the premiere tour company in Springfield. We provide...

Springfield Walks is the premiere tour company in Springfield. We provide historical and walking tours, guided site tours, and guide services for visitors and coaches. We serve literally thousands of visitors, tour groups, and student travel groups each year.Springfield Walks provides all the history and mystery that Lincoln's Springfield has to offer. Please join us for tours like no other in the entire country, and enjoy Lincoln's Springfield like you never have!

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The Linoln Experience Tour

We just returned from Springfield, having done the Lincoln Experience with Garrett. What a great tour! The tour caught out eye when we were looking fo something to do in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
Toni M
Morton, Illinois

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Virginia, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Just got home from the Lincoln Ghost Walk in Springfield, Illinois. We had a large group with a few annoying teenyboppers. That was the only downside of the night. Our guide, Connor did an excellent job with his presentation of information on the paranormal aspects of the Lincoln's life in Springfield. After a brief introduction at the Lincoln - Herndon... More 

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Morton, Illinois
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102 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We just returned from Springfield, having done the Lincoln Experience with Garrett. What a great tour! The tour caught out eye when we were looking fo something to do in Springfield, and we ended up working our trip around this tour.We were a group of 8, ranging in age from 3 to adult. Garett met us at the Lincoln Law... More 

Thank Toni M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This is a walking tour around the historic district that offers stories of Lincoln. Not really too terrifying, but very interesting nonetheless. The best part was walking on the street by Lincoln's house at dusk. This was a totally different feel than walking around the neighborhood during the day. Tickets are a little pricey ($15), but worth it. Our tour... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This was our first walking tour and my husband found the website while searching for things to do in Springfield. We were arriving Friday evening and wanted something entertaining for the kids too (ages 10,13). We met at the Lincoln Law Office to start the tour, I would say there were probably at least 20 others, adults, families there too.... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

I planned a trip for a local Jefferson City organization to SPRINGFIELD, IL called ALL THINGS LINCOLN. There were 34 of us (all about 60 +). Saw where a evening tour of areas associated with Lincoln was available. This tour looked great, so I made reservations. 24 of the 34 decided to go on the tour (it had been a... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Garret Moffett picked my husband and I up this morning for a half day tour. It was worth every penny. He tailored the tour to our interests. He is so knowledgeable on Lincoln History--he can answer anything you want to know about. Do not hesitate to book a tour with Springfield Walks.

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Odell, Illinois
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

2 adults...we went on this tour looking for something other than the bar scene with no real expectations..nothing spooky or strange about this tour...just another Abe Lincoln tour but at night..some of the locations had a little to much "questionable" foot traffic at night making us a little sketchy of our surroundings. Not really worth the money..

1 Thank herenthere156
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

This was the first time anyone in our group had done a walking ghost tour, so we were not sure what to expect. The guide was very friendly; however, he was far too soft spoken and we had trouble hearing him above the noisy traffic. The stories he told about Springfield were very interesting, and we were able to go... More 

2 Thank LizaPie
Morton, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We "stumbled" upon this great tour two summers ago and have brought guests back with us! Ditto all the glowing remarks about the Lincoln Ghost Walk: so interesting, informative, well done!

1 Thank thicksox
Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Where do I start? We hired Garrett for the daytime walk and had the best time ever. We learned so much more than we would have doing the sights on our own. Garrett was so informative with great stories, facts and information that you'd only get from reading lots of books. It was great fun hanging with him for the... More 

1 Thank Jetdudef15

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