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Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour
"Get an in-depth look at the beautiful Windy City on this 4-hour coach tour of Chicago! Take a scenic bus ride through the South Side and travel through the beautiful Grant Park. Visit the Adler Planetarium with its impressive sky dome and pass by the Art which boasts a world-renowned collection of impressionist art. Pass the Orchestra Hall home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra and drive by President Obama's old neighborhood!On the North Side travel by the striking Richard J Daley plaza with its magnificent Pablo Picasso sculpture created specifically for Chicago. Cross the Chicago River and see the famous Wrigley Building and Wrigley Field. Spot one of the tallest buildings in the world the John Hancock Center and continue through Lincoln Park’s acres and acres of lush greenery and lagoons. See the Itinerary section below for a full list of sights seen on this exciting Chicago tour."
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Chicago South Side Tour with Optional River Cruise
"Discover the best of Chicago on this tour of the city’s South Shore! Travel by comfortable air-conditioned coach through the beautiful Jackson Park where the Columbian Exposition of 1893 was held. Pass through the University of Chicago with its elegant English-style architecture and drive by the Museum of Science and Industry a tribute to man's ingenuity and inventiveness. Witness one of the world's highest apartment buildings Lake Point Towers -- an architecturally stunning building of glass and curves. See Navy Pier Chicago's inland port
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Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour
"Get an in-depth look at the beautiful Windy City on this 4-hour coach tour of Chicago! Take a scenic bus ride through the South Side and travel through the beautiful Grant Park. Visit the Adler Planetarium with its impressive sky dome and pass by the Art which boasts a world-renowned collection of impressionist art. Pass the Orchestra Hall home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra and drive by President Obama's old neighborhood!On the North Side travel by the striking Richard J Daley plaza with its magnificent Pablo Picasso sculpture created specifically for Chicago. Cross the Chicago River and see the famous Wrigley Building and Wrigley Field. Spot one of the tallest buildings in the world the John Hancock Center and continue through Lincoln Park’s acres and acres of lush greenery and lagoons. See the Itinerary section below for a full list of sights seen on this exciting Chicago tour."
From $48.00

More Local Customs in Springfield

Food Traditions

Springfield has an inordinate number of renowned food sites and items. Cozy Dog is probably the most famous, with its special batter recipe corn dogs. Springfield's also claims the country's first...
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bocmaxima
Apr 22, 2012

Great Candy, Nuts, and Ice Cream

After visiting the new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum complex, Mickey and I were starving; thus, we dicided to have a rich, enticing dessert...and what better place for that than one...
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deecat
Apr 21, 2009

Springfield, Illinois MASS PASS

I found the MASS PASS to be a very unique way to remember my visit to Springfield, Illinois, and the many museums and historic sites that this lovely city has to offer.If you go to the Visitor's...
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deecat
Apr 20, 2009

Horseshoe!

Don't call it a sandwich when you order it, just say "Horseshoe."It's described as two pieces of bread, a meat, covered with melted cheese and french fries.If you're in the mood for some 'bar food',...
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frankcanfly
Feb 19, 2005

famous food dish

The Horseshoe sandwich.Two slices of bread (white preferred) with two burgers, covered with french fries and smothered with "special cheese sauce" is the original Springfield created food. It has...
hippoguy
Oct 04, 2004

BLOOMINGTON - NORMAL. A pair...

BLOOMINGTON - NORMAL. A pair of cities that share a common Main Street, only one like it in the country.They are located in a rich corn and soybean farming area.Illinois Wesleyan University is here....
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Routeman
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Pontiac.<br/>A residential and...

Pontiac.A residential and industrial community.Because of its numerous scenic lakes, Pontiac is also a summer resort.The community, established in 1818, is named for Pontiac, the famous chief of the...
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Routeman
Aug 25, 2002

Not really a cultural tip but...

Not really a cultural tip but more along the lines of advice. Park Rangers were taking groups of people through the Lincoln home when I was there. Sign up early and find out how long it will be till...
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brdwtchr
Aug 25, 2002

When visiting Abraham...

When visiting Abraham Lincoln's tomb, it is considered good luck and tradition to rub Honest Abe's nose on the statue outside the tomb. That's why it is so shiny! Check out this site!...
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CoachB
Aug 25, 2002

Did you know that...

Did you know that Springfieldians (at least that's what I think we are called) are so stupid that the first line of every news cast on channel 20 our local NBC affiliate is, 'THE NEWS STARTS NOW!'...
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CoachB
Aug 25, 2002

ILLINOIS.State flag &amp;...

ILLINOIS.State flag &amp; facts.STATE NICKNAME: Land of Lincoln. STATE CAPITOL: Springfield. STATE SONG: 'Illinois', STATE ADMITTED: 1818, 21st State.
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Routeman
Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Springfield

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700 East Adams, Springfield, Illinois, 62701-1601, United States
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701 East Adams Street, (formerly Renaissance Springfield Hotel), Illinois, 62701, United States
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101 East Adams, Springfield, Illinois, 62701, United States
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625 East St. Joseph Street, (6th &amp; Stevenson Dr.), Springfield, Illinois, 62703, United States
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3751 South Sixth Street &amp; I-55 Springfield, Springfield, Illinois, 62703, United States
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3281 Northfield Drive, Springfield, Illinois, 62702, United States
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Top 5 Springfield Writers

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deecat

"Capital City of Illinois: Springfield"
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Muya

"Springfield - the city Lincoln Loved"
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frankcanfly

"Springfield, Illinois"
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yooperprof

"Where fine Illinois Politicians serve the Public"
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zrim

"Lived here for a time and left as fast as I could"
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