- The list below includes 10 free or cheap things to do in or near Lincoln, Illinois, including 49 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Aviation Museums.
- From Lincoln Park District to Kickapoo Creek Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lincoln and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Springfield.
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Professional dirt cars take the speed and acceleration of asphalt racing and combine it with the sideways thrills of drifting
Serving the local community, Lincoln Park District offers parks, fitness centers, driving ranges, baseball fields, and more at its facilities. The district has a sports center with free fitness classes, weights, and other equipment.
A recreational space in Logan County, Kickapoo Creek Park provides for a variety of both winter and summer sports/activities. This includes trails for hiking, bicycling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, along with water for canoeing, fishing and kayaking.
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1366 1010th Avenue, Lincoln, IL 62656 MoreLess Info
Guests can enjoy a variety of recreational activities including hiking, hunting, boating, picnicking, and fishing at Edward R Madigan State Fish & Wildlife Area. The area features a variety wildlife including deer, pheasant, quail, rabbit, and hawks.
Dedicated to the American president, the Lincoln Heritage Museum exhibits artifacts pertaining to Lincoln's life, as well as artifacts from the Civil War. Among these can be found Mary's mourning clothes, as well as her blood stained clothes.
Featuring a number of war displays and memorabilia, Heritage In Flight Museum is especially dedicated to honoring the contribution aviation has played in war efforts. This includes World War II and other conflicts.
Showing on average four films at a time, Lincoln Cinema 4 features the latest films and blockbuster hits in its auditoriums. Visitors can receive free popcorn from the concession stand if they sign up for the cinema's newsletter.
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5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL 62707 MoreLess Info
Once a part of the largest civil-war era training centers for union troops, it's the final resting place of Medal of Honor recipient seaman John H Catherwood, and Colonel Otis B Duncan who was the highest ranking African-American officer during World War I.