Have a Wonderful Stay in Jacksonville IL with Something for Everyone
Conveniently located between Springfield, IL and St. Louis, MO, Jacksonville IL is a thriving community, rich in historical treasures, unparalleled educational institutions, growing businesses and hospitality all its own.
For the history lovers, the city’s rich heritage includes numerous interesting sites that help make the past relevant to all generations. Come follow in the footsteps of Abraham Lincoln through historic Jacksonville. See the actual places and hear the real stories of Lincoln as told by his friends and associates, while Looking for Lincoln in Jacksonville. Or, visit one of the many Underground Railroad sites, including Woodlawn Farm and some of our historic homes. Jacksonville was one of the many stations along the Underground Railroad and one of the busiest during the mid-1800s. Although most are private residences, many of the homes used in the Underground Railroad can still be seen [...]