Posts Tagged ‘Springfield IL lodging’

Central Illinois B&B with whirlpool tubs & fireplaces

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Looking for a quick weekend away from it all? Are you looking for Lincoln and the perfect Springfield IL lodging? Springfield is home to the Lincoln Presidential museum and the capitol building of Illinois. Along with beautiful architecture and historic importance, the small community of Taylorville is only 30 minutes from Springfield, and has avoided being polluted with chain shopping and fast-food bonanzas.

The wonderful thing about coming to Lincolnland is our rich historical background. The Lincoln Presidential Library is the premier resource for Prairie State history and all things Illinois related. They also open the manuscripts, audiovisual and Lincoln collections by appointment.

The Hunt Club Suite

The Hunt Club Suite

The museum includes several different and special sections focusing on Lincoln and the world surrounding him. Some sections of the museum include: The Illinois Gallery, Ms.Lincoln’s Attic, “Journey One,” the pre-presidential years, “Journey Two” the White House years, the Treasures Gallery, Ask Mr. Lincoln & Ghosts of the Library.

We hope you will come and explore what is happening along our leg of the Lincoln Prairie Trail soon. There are 8 rooms in our main inn, on the second and third floors. Most of our rooms have whirlpool tubs and fireplaces. We also have a carriage house containing the Hunt Club suite. It has two fireplaces and a jacuzzi tub. We are the ideal location for your Illinois Weekend Getaways!


Illinois Golf Packages

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Looking for an amazing stay & play package in Illinois? Market Street Inn has you covered! We have a corporate membership at local golf courses which allows us to offer our guests these amazing deals!

There are numerous advantages to using Market Street Inn for your Illinois Golf Package. We offer our “stay & play” deals at a variety of local courses, one of the most popular being Piper Glen. Included in our packages:

Stay & Play with us!

Stay & Play with us!

  • 18 holes with a cart rental
  • A gift certificate for dinner
  • Overnight stay in one of our queen rooms with a double whirlpool tub
  • Social hour and full breakfast at our Springfield IL lodging

All of this and more for between $200 – $275 depending on one or two people and weekend or weekday!

If you were looking for perfect Illinois Weekend Getaways that will have both romance and something for him, look no further than Market Street Inn!


Happy Birthday Abe!

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Well, the big day is finally here! Today is officially Lincoln’s 200th birthday. Wow, it is exciting and amazing to think about how far the country has come in since he was in office…

There were lots of celebrations in the area today for Lincoln’s big birthday party. We are having re-enactments at the Christian County Courthouse today and tomorrow, where Lincoln practiced law as part of his lawyer’s circuit. This is only two blocks, about a five minute walk from our Springfield IL lodging.

Will you look at that hat?!Today President Barak Obama came to Springfield to speak at the bicentennial events. Events honoring the 16th president began at the Lincoln Memorial and at Ford’s theater, where Lincoln was assassinated. The National Archives opened a special five-day exhibit where the original Emancipation Proclamation will be on display.

The Lincoln museum in Springfield IL will also be holding a special exhibit and celebration, displaying important documents and memorabilia from his life including the Emancipation Proclamation.We hope that you will come to celebrate this great man in his homes state of Illinois, true Lincolnland.


220 East Market Street | Taylorville, Illinois (IL) 62568 | (217) 824-7220 or (800) 500-1INN | Email: innkeeper@marketstreetinn.com