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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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Ghost walk fun times

We went on the ghost walk our guide was very good he was a wealth of knowledge the kids enjoyed it too it was pretty long and the standing at times could be an issue for some but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Pocahontas, Illinois
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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We had a warm evening for the walking tour. Our guide Molly was personable, organized & gave a good tour. My almost 13 year old was not very interested but I found it interesting. The town is flat so walking is easy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This walk started at 7:30. The guide was very entertaining and informative. We had planned to go to Springfield and found many attractions were closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, so we decided to do this walk. A VERY good decision. We very much enjoyed the stories, the personal input and the chatter with the guide. There were about 20 of... More 

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Pocahontas, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We went on the ghost walk our guide was very good he was a wealth of knowledge the kids enjoyed it too it was pretty long and the standing at times could be an issue for some but it is worth it

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Hoyleton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Our family of 10, adults and children took this walk and we were all mesmerized with Garrett's story telling. We had a beautiful evening weather wise, a large tour group and we loved every minute. He held our attention and recited several of Lincoln's speeches with a lot of emotion really bringing it all to life. This is definitely 90... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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Somonauk, Illinois
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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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Auxvasse
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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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Naperville, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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Address: 1 Old State Capital Plaza, Springfield, IL
Phone Number: 217 502 8687
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield

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