The downtown district of Springfield is alive with possibility. It has the feel of a small town where big dreams are coming true. Where the best of the past and promise of the future meet in one unique setting. And it’s all yours to experience. Take in a wide array of music festivals, art fairs, an amusement park, and the brand-new children’s museum Kidzeum of Science and Health. Or visit the iconic retailers and restaurants, eateries, wineries, and breweries that live side by side with our must-see Lincoln sites and historical landmarks./p>
The best part? Springfield is the very definition of easy living. Travel is convenient within the city and to places like St. Louis, Chicago, and Indianapolis. You can get around by Amtrak train, buses, and biking on marked routes. And for those who drive, there’s plenty of parking.
Springfield is constantly changing, growing, and improving to enhance our quality of life. But we still know who we are and what we stand for. This is still a place where everyone from every walk of life is welcome. Where people take the time to make conversation, and a new friend. Simply put, it’s more than a fun place to visit. It’s an exceptional place to live and work. Welcome to our town. And hopefully, yours: The new and ever-more-impressive Springfield, Illinois.