- Our list of the best things to do in Decatur, Illinois, features the top 21 nearby activities — including 7 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Decatur, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 21 things to do within the city of Decatur, IL
Home to more than 400 animals from the 6 continents, Scovill Zoo welcomes each year nearly 100,000 visitors. Besides the regular attractions, this zoo also offers educational programs for children, including winter classroom programs.
The golf course is of a very professional grade and seasoned players will enjoy their outing here. They have a huge parking space, very interesting menu items and clean bathrooms. Holiday here is a hole-in-one.
A story of immigration, Hieronymus Mueller Museum celebrates the inventions and patents of a German engineer. Exhibits include family photographs, antique cars and information about the Mueller Company and plant.
James Milliken Homestead is the former residence of James and Anna Millikin and is open for tours. Millikin's founded Millikin University, Millikin Bank, and Millikin Estate Trust and in 1974, the Homestead was added to the Register of Historic places.
An independently owned theater, Avon Theatre the shows films ranging from Hollywood new releases to cult classics and art house movies. The theater also offers an array of refreshments, including its signature bacon popcorn.