Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Springfield

Enjoy the area's museums, history and live music and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Springfield. This city's university setting, monuments and architecture draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Springfield

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Springfield a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Illinois State Fairgrounds (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Knights Action (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Rail Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Henson Robinson Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Shambolee Golf Course (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Springfield

Fly into Springfield, IL (SPI-Abraham Lincoln Capital), the closest airport, located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Springfield Station.

Where to stay around Springfield?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 23 vacation rentals near Springfield. From 13 Houses to 3 Lodges, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Springfield for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Springfield?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Springfield. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum: 19 vacation rentals
  • Illinois State Fairgrounds: 19 vacation rentals
  • Illinois State Capitol: 19 vacation rentals
  • Illinois State Museum: 19 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Home Visitor Centre: 19 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Springfield listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Springfield?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Houses in Springfield. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Springfield include:

  • Lodges: 3 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Studios: 6 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Springfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 17 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Springfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.