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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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Morton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We "stumbled" upon this great tour two summers ago and have brought guests back with us! Ditto all the glowing remarks about the Lincoln Ghost Walk: so interesting, informative, well done!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Where do I start? We hired Garrett for the daytime walk and had the best time ever. We learned so much more than we would have doing the sights on our own. Garrett was so informative with great stories, facts and information that you'd only get from reading lots of books. It was great fun hanging with him for the... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A wonderful experience! Our "90 minute" tour was closer to 2 hours when adding in questions and extra jokes. ;) It was great - not too much walking - we spent a lot of time sitting down on the steps of a church or the benches at the Lincoln home. Had many great stories and a different perspective of Lincoln... More 

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Mendota Heights
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36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We had a blast doing the Ghost Walk tour in Springfield. Our tour guide, Garrett, was terrific and we highly recommend him! He takes his role very seriously in imparting his knowledge of all things Lincoln!

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Decatur, Georgia
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Illinois
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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