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Springfield Walks

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Address: 1 Old State Capitol Plz, Springfield, IL 62701-1512
Phone Number: 217 502 8687
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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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Lincoln Ghost Walk

This is a walking tour around the historic district that offers stories of Lincoln. Not really too terrifying, but very interesting nonetheless. The best part was walking on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2016
continma
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a walking tour around the historic district that offers stories of Lincoln. Not really too terrifying, but very interesting nonetheless. The best part was walking on the street by Lincoln's house at dusk. This was a totally different feel than walking around the neighborhood during the day. Tickets are a little pricey ($15), but worth it. Our tour... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This was our first walking tour and my husband found the website while searching for things to do in Springfield. We were arriving Friday evening and wanted something entertaining for the kids too (ages 10,13). We met at the Lincoln Law Office to start the tour, I would say there were probably at least 20 others, adults, families there too.... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I planned a trip for a local Jefferson City organization to SPRINGFIELD, IL called ALL THINGS LINCOLN. There were 34 of us (all about 60 +). Saw where a evening tour of areas associated with Lincoln was available. This tour looked great, so I made reservations. 24 of the 34 decided to go on the tour (it had been a... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Garret Moffett picked my husband and I up this morning for a half day tour. It was worth every penny. He tailored the tour to our interests. He is so knowledgeable on Lincoln History--he can answer anything you want to know about. Do not hesitate to book a tour with Springfield Walks.

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Odell, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

2 adults...we went on this tour looking for something other than the bar scene with no real expectations..nothing spooky or strange about this tour...just another Abe Lincoln tour but at night..some of the locations had a little to much "questionable" foot traffic at night making us a little sketchy of our surroundings. Not really worth the money..

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Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This was the first time anyone in our group had done a walking ghost tour, so we were not sure what to expect. The guide was very friendly; however, he was far too soft spoken and we had trouble hearing him above the noisy traffic. The stories he told about Springfield were very interesting, and we were able to go... More 

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Morton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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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