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24hr in Springfield

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24hr in Springfield

I will be in Springfield for a night in June as part of our Route 66 trip, we will be arriving on a Thursday afternoon and leaving the following day around lunchtime. Any suggestions on the best things to see and do whilst here and where is best to grab a bite to eat on the Thursday evening and lunch on Friday to set us up for our onward journey!

Lincoln Home National Historic Site
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1. Re: 24hr in Springfield

Things to do and places to eat - http://www.visit-springfieldillinois.com/

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You should visit the Lincoln Museum and the tomb without a doubt; plenty of other sites depending on your interests and amount of time. Depending on where you stay, it's possible to walk to some of the sites. As for restaurants, if you want to try the Springfield-favorite horseshoe sandwich, I suggest D'Arcy's Pint (best IMO) or Charlie Parker's.

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3. Re: 24hr in Springfield

Definitely Lincoln's Tomb, give respect to a great man....

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