Things to Do in Decatur, IL

  • 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
  • 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
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Thai Thani 4280 North Prospect Drive, Decatur, IL MoreLess Info
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2.5 Miles
77% 114 votes
Zoos 71 S. Country Club Road, Decatur, IL MoreLess Info
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.
1.1 Miles
94% 16 votes
Theaters 1184 West Main St, Decatur, IL MoreLess Info
Kirkland Fine Arts Center is home to several art galleries and music facilities, and has an auditorium of 1900 seats. This and its acoustics recommend it annually for the Kirkland Performing Arts Series festival.
5.8 Miles
100% 11 votes
Golf 727 Weaver Road, Decatur, IL 62535 MoreLess Info
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.
2.5 Miles
93% 45 votes
Children's Museums 55 S. Country Club Rd, Decatur, IL MoreLess Info
Intended especially for children aged between 3 and 12, Children's Museum of Illinois is a hands-on educational centre. In here, little children can be familiarized with domains such as science and art.
0.5 Miles
83% 6 votes
History Museums 420 W. Eldorado Street, Decatur, IL MoreLess Info
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.
3.4 Miles
80% 10 votes
Golf 3909 W Main St., Decatur, IL 62522 MoreLess Info
The Scovill Golf Course is meant for both professional and amateur players. It is one of the 100 women-friendly golf courses, according to Golf for Women.
3.3 Miles
79% 14 votes
Specialty Museums 3635 US Route 36 East, Decatur, IL 62521 MoreLess Info
It is a fun place for Chevy fans and all car lovers. The vehicles exhibited are in fine condition. It's a reminder of the journey of the Chevy from their early days in golden era.
3.2 Miles
100% 2 votes
Nature & Wildlife Areas 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur, IL 62521 MoreLess Info
Situated in a prairie, Rock Springs Conservation Area offers visitors a hiking spot to view wildlife like deer and hawks. The visitor center has maps that show the locations of the trails at the park.
0.6 Miles
80% 5 votes
Landmarks 125 North Pine Street, Decatur, IL MoreLess Info
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.
0.3 Miles
86% 7 votes
Movie Theaters 426 N Water Street, Decatur, IL 62523 MoreLess Info
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.
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