Find numerous things to do in Decatur

Located near the intersection of US-51 and I-72, the Country Inn & Suites, Decatur, IL gives you quick access to the area's best things to do. Since Milliken University is just over six miles away, our hotel is an ideal retreat for parents, prospective students, and Big Blue fans. The University's Kirkland Fine Arts Center offers excellent concerts and shows, while the Hieronymus Mueller Museum gives a glimpse into the life of Decatur's most famous inventor. Plan your trip in August to experience the state's largest street festival, Decatur Celebration. In addition to food from more than 70 vendors, this annual event also features eight performance stages.

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Children's Museum of Illinois

6.22 mi / 10.01 km from the hotel
From a giant paint wall to kid-friendly replicas of a TV station and a hospital ER, the interactive exhibits at the Children's Museum of Illinois allow your little ones to learn while they play.

Decatur Park District

5.76 mi / 9.26 km from the hotel
Spread throughout the city, the various destinations that compose the Decatur Park District offer a range of activities and arenas, from an indoor sports center and a family aquatic center to the Scovill Zoo.

Hieronymus Mueller Museum

4.55 mi / 7.33 km from the hotel
Open every Thursday through Sunday, the Hieronymus Mueller Museum gives visitors a look into the genius of its namesake, the renowned Decatur inventor with more than 500 patents to his credit.

Kirkland Fine Arts Center

4.86 mi / 7.82 km from the hotel
Nestled on the campus of Millikin University, this prestigious performance hall hosts a regular schedule of productions that include symphony concertos, theatrical shows, and energetic rock concerts.

Millikin University

4.86 mi / 7.82 km from the hotel
The Millikin University campus offers a beautiful setting for visiting your student, attending a conference, or cheering on college athletes.

Rock Springs Nature Center

6.89 mi / 11.09 km from the hotel
The Rock Springs Nature Center is home to an interactive Ecocenter and a wildlife observation area, as well as fishing ponds and hiking trails.