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Address: 1 Old State Capital Plaza, Springfield, IL
Phone Number: 217 502 8687
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Description: Springfield Walks is the premiere tour company in Springfield. We provide...
Springfield Walks is the premiere tour company in Springfield. We provide historical and walking tours, guided site tours, and guide services for visitors and coaches. We serve literally thousands of visitors, tour groups, and student travel groups each year.Springfield Walks provides all the history and mystery that Lincoln's Springfield has to offer. Please join us for tours like no other in the entire country, and enjoy Lincoln's Springfield like you never have!
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Nice Walk thru Downtown Springfield

We were looking for something different (we had done most of the other attractions on other trips). It was a pleasant evening to be out. The guide was a fill in and was reading... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Stumbled upon the evening ghost tour on the same night that we arrived in Springfield. Decided to take the tour at the last minute and was welcomed by the friendly and knowledgeable guide who was not only a tour guide, but an actor and passionate Lincoln historian. Tour gave us a nice overview of interesting Springfield destinations that were fun... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Followed directions for cemetery walk, guide showed up but literally laid down in front seat of car until 10 minutes after start time then left. We were going to do both walks, cemetery and ghost walk but after this experience went someplace else. Tried calling but only get recording that said leave message and it would be returned when they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were looking for something different (we had done most of the other attractions on other trips). It was a pleasant evening to be out. The guide was a fill in and was reading from a script, but she was very nice and was able to answer any questions we had about the town or Lincoln. This was no a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was the highlight of my trip to Springfield! Garrett really knows his stuff and made the city of Lincoln's day come alive for me. Wasn't too spooky though!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The positive: we showed up with a group, with threatening rain, and the proprietor and chief guide took us out and digressed from his regular presentation to accommodate us, asking only for tips. He was friendly and engaging, and handled a couple of very bright and precocious pre-teen girls very well. We very much enjoyed the chance to walk around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We did the Lincoln Ghost Walk but it was more a story telling walk then a ghost walk which was fine with me. Garrett was a great tour guide. I would recommend it highly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We did the Lincoln's Ghost Walk Tour, and found not a lot of ghosts were talked about, but that we still enjoyed the 90 minute evening walk. Our very knowledgeable costumed guide gathered up our large group for our walk, promising some good stories on our tour. Our first stop was the First Presbyterian Church where the Lincolns rented a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was our second time on the "Lincoln's Ghost Walk.". The guide, Garrett, is a wonderful story teller. He is extremely knowledgeable and happy to engage in discussions or answer questions. You will learn many pieces of history you probably weren't aware of. The tour is a good pace. There are stops and opportunities to sit. Grab some ice cream... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is outstanding! For anyone new to the area, traveling, or just wanting to have a night out Lincoln's ghost walk with garret is wonderful. His knowledge behind the historic background of Lincoln, is great!! He is very professional and kind. I would do this tour every week if I could. Highly recommend. & I will be back👏😁

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The way the story of Lincoln is told by the guide is very impressive!!! It was worth every dollar we paid for it! Nice tour to do with friends and family!

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Address: Address: 1 Old State Capital Plaza, Springfield, IL
Phone Number: 217 502 8687
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield

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