Walking in Lincoln's Steps

Walking in Lincoln's Steps

Lincoln's Home, Old State Capitol, Lincoln's Tomb, Ghost Walk, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Dana-Thomas House

Lincoln's Steps

  • Springfield, IL

  • April 11-12, 2 Days, 2 meals


Get to know one of America's most influential Presidents -- where he lived, where he worked, and where he rests.

Day 1

Journey into the past as you travel south to the Land of Lincoln. Lunch will be served upon arrival, with a surprise visit from Mr. Lincoln himself.

LINCOLN'S HOME: Look into the private life of the 16th President of the United States, while touring the only home that Abraham Lincolnd ever owned, restored to look as it did when the family lived there.

OLD STATE CAPITOL: Tour an exact replica of the building where Abraham Lincoln practiced law, gave his "House Divided" speech on slavery, and was laid to rest after his assassination.

LINCOLN'S TOMB: Pay respect to the President and his family, laid to rest in Oak Ridge Cemetary. Don't forget to rub the bronze nose of the Lincoln statue; rumor says it brings good luck!

LINCOLN'S GHOST WALK: Historic sites set the stage for a 90-minute walking tour through the city. Hear the bizarre stories surrounding his life and death including his spiritutal beliefs, visions of death, and ghostly lore since his death.


Day 2

ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL MUSEUM: Explore 40,000 square feet of galleries, special effects theaters, and historic displays, taking you from his simple beginnings to his extraordinary presidency.

DANA-THOMAS HOUSE: This Frank-Lloyd Write home is a fine example of "Prairie" architecture.

The time has come to say goodbye and motorcoach back to the present, taking with us lessons from the past.


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch

ACCOMMODATIONS: Wyndham Springfield City Centre, Springfield, IL


TOUR INCLUSIONS: Professional tour director, transportation, accommodations, luggage handling, admissions, and 2 meals including 1 breakfast and 1 lunch.


ACTIVITY LEVEL 3 / HEAVY WALKING: Physical stamina required. Stair climbing, longer periods of walking and/or standing may be involved, along with higher elevations and longer days. Participants must be able to keep up with group.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Janesville, WI Van Galder Terminal
3120 N. Pontiac Dr., Janesville WI
Madison, WI Shopko South Towne Mall
2101 W. Broadway, Lot "G", Madison WI
Rockford, IL Van Galder Terminal
7559 Walton St., Rockford IL
South Beloit, IL Fas Mart/McDonald's ($3 per day)
Hwy 75 and I90, South Beloit IL
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Van Galder Bus Company

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715 S. Pearl St.

Janesville WI 53548

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