*** Please see note below regarding the deadlines for refunds and for purchasing trip cancellation insurance. Thank you! ***
Thursday and Friday, March 30 +31, 2023
Thursday, March 30
7:00 am CT (8:00 am ET) Depart from Lakeside Commons (N. Side of Lot by ONB)
7:45 am Depart from Grayville
Please feel free to bring morning snacks and beverages.
(No milk products, please) We will stop for a break as we travel.
Lunch is included at Motorheads in Springfield.
Housed in a building that originally was a Stuckey’s along Route 66, Motorheads offers a comfortable place for lunch and enjoying memorabilia of the Mother Road and Springfield.
1:30 pm Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum.
The life story of President Abraham Lincoln is told here.
President Abraham Lincoln – A DoubleTree Hotel.
We will check-in and freshen up before dinner.
Before dinner or after, you might enjoy taking a walk through “Mr. Lincoln’s Neighborhood”. The National Park Service has restored the block by the Lincoln Home so that the only homes here now were here when the Lincoln family lived on his block.
6:30 pm Dinner is included at Maldaner’s Restaurant.
Overnight: President Abraham Lincoln – A DoubleTree Hotel
Friday, March 31
A Full Breakfast is included in the restaurant of the hotel.
9:00 am Lincoln Home National Historic Site https://www.nps.gov/liho/index.htm
This was the home of the Lincoln family for 17 years.
We will have time in the Visitor Center and walk through the Home.
Great Western Depot
Mr. Lincoln boarded a train here in 1861 to begin his trip to Washington, having been elected President. https://www.nps.gov/liho/great-western-depot.htm
11:20 am Lincoln Tomb
This is the final resting place for President and Mrs. Lincoln and three of their four sons. Their oldest son, Robert, is buried in Arlington Cemetery. https://www2.illinois.gov/dnrhistoric/Experience/Sites/Central/Pages/Lincoln-Tomb.aspx
NOON: Lunch is included at Cafe Moxo in Springfield.
1:30 pm Dana-Thomas House.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1902, this was his 72nd building project.
2:15 pm Depart from Springfield
On our return trip, we’ll take a quick break.
Return to Grayville
6:45 pm Return to Evansville (Return time is approximate.)
- Refunds in full will be given until February 16, 2023.
- No Refunds or Credits will be given after February 16, 2023.
- Balance is due February 16, 2023.
- Trip Cancellation Insurance is available through private insurance providers. For more information about travel insurance, please contact your independent insurance agent or Lifestyle Tours.
- For your safety, please remain seated while the bus is in motion.
- Please, enjoy your ice cream and milk products outside the bus.
- Please show your appreciation to your Tour Director and motorcoach driver by handling gratuities individually and privately.
- All Times listed are CT (Evansville)
Cost of the tour: $387.00 per person, based on double occupancy
Single supplement: $67.00
YOUR TOUR INCLUDES:
Transportation; admissions and tours; four meals as shown in bold; overnight lodging; related taxes and tips.
Please note that baggage handling is not included in the cost of this tour.
Thank you for going to Mr. Lincoln’s hometown
with Lifestyle Tours!
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...looking forward to taking air tours in the futureBy Sheila A
Ken and his staff are extremely professional and organized. I have taken a few day tours and am looking forward to taking air tours in the future.