Apartments for Rent in Springfield, IL(show city information)
Springfield, the state capitol of Illinois, is encircled by Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. Springfield is home to Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President. Tourists come to Springfield to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Lincoln’s Tomb, Lincoln’s home, his law office, and the old State Capitol.
Downtown Springfield is blanketed with great restaurants and unique shops, such as Pease’s Fine Candies & Salted Nuts and Del’s Popcorn Shop. With a flair for the unique, Springfield is famous for a variety of different dishes, including Maid Rite Sandwiches, Cozy Dogs, and the Horseshoe Sandwich.
Cool off on a hot summer day by going to Knight’s Action Park, a water park with a lazy river, water slides, a wave pool, a driving range, bumper cars, and more. Or find a quiet spot on Lake Springfield, located on the south side of the city. With several parks and docks, the lake is a great place for boating, fishing, and swimming. Another great summer activity? The Illinois State Fair! Held in August, this large event features concerts, food, horse racing, competitions — even politics and agricultural education.
Springfield apartment renters will enjoy White Oaks Mall’s 115-plus shops and restaurants, including Dick’s Sporting, Yankee Candle Store, Gap, and Macy’s. Residents can find everything from charming boutiques and antique stores to art galleries in Springfield.
With educational opportunities (Lincoln Land Community College, University of Illinois-Springfield, and Robert Morris University), two major hospitals, and an Amtrak stop, Springfield’s blend of the unique, the historic, and the modern make it a one-of-a-kind destination.