Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Springfield

1701 J. David Jones Parkway, Springfield, Illinois, 62702, United States | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $68.00
 

Travel Blogs from Springfield

Joliet To Springfield 163 Miles

A travel blog entry by katey252

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Not a bad run compared to tomorrows trip - as we arrived early and before we could book in we went into down town Springfield and visited The Abraham Lincoln Museum - they may only have a short past compared to ours but they are very good at presenting it ! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfiel d,_Illinois http://www.visit-springfieldillinois.co m/Lincoln/Museum/ Glad we made the visit - especially as the Motel was out of the way, although clean and comfortable I wasn't ...

Route 66 from Bloomington, IL to Springfield, IL

A travel blog entry by snicoll

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... two different versions of Route 66. I continued through Sherman and into the north side of the state capital Springfield. Without stopping in Springfield I took the 1930s route which leaves town using 4 miles of I-55 before becoming the frontage road to the interstate. Litchfield is the largest of the towns on the 1930s route south of Springfield and contains one of the few remaining drive-in theatres ...

Cozy Dogs and Big Abe

A travel blog entry by brisbird

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... by the end of the day saying the same thing over and over. There is not much original left in the house - but we were told not to touch the walls or doors and stay on the blue carpet. The only thing we were allowed to touch was the original railing to assist ourselves climb the stairs. Before we knew it we were out the back door and the tour was over. We then drove over to Lincoln's tomb and got there just with ...

Day 4 Kitsch and nostalgia in Illinois

A travel blog entry by jjkaine

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So armed with our car and our EZ66 guide (easy, well we'll see) off we set this morning having retraced our steps by car to the original starting point on Adams and Michigan. After just a slight diversion ( the Chicago Fire and Rescue deciding to practice their skills Downtown and shut off several streets) we set off following our invaluable guide on the first part of our journey, 200 miles to Springfield, the State Capital.

Some sights en route included Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket, ...

Chicago to Springfield IL

A travel blog entry by lucyluw

... about the history of Chicago. We sat down for lunch at The Blue Frog and I started to worry about time. Springfield is a 4 hour drive - without sightseeing on the way so we wanted to leave by 2.30pm - and it was already 1pm. The sky deck visit didn't happen. I drove us out of the city, vicki pointed out as we were driving down 55 - we had put in the satnav 'fastest route' so we had missed the start of Route 66 and just ...

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