- 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
A small, manageable zoo geared toward younger visitors, the Scovill Children's Zoo features a collection of animals including grey wolves, meerkats, giant tortoises, and many more. There is also a play area for kids.
Sand Creek Conservation Area has more than 7.5 miles of hiking and equestrian trails, spread across forest, prairie and floodplain. A historic road runs through the trail, as well as creeks which must be forded.
Set around a grassy area with rolling hills and trees, Long Creek Vineyards Winery allows visitors to taste and purchase wines produced on the grounds. There are areas for picnics and live entertainment is provided on Saturdays.
Featuring auditoriums with full digital projection, Carmike Strand 10 is a local movie theater showing the latest released films to its guests. Other amenities at the theater include concessions, matinee ticket specials, and assisted listening devices.
Committed to ministry, Shiloh Stables provides training in horseback riding for the purpose of encouraging and building self-esteem. Additionally, the organization sells horses and leases its facilities and services for birthday parties and group outings.
Within Pla-Mor Lanes there are 40 lanes of traditional ten pin bowling that is available for open bowling, league bowling, and glow-in-the-dark bowling events. The facility also features on-site go-karts and miniature golf.
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5580 N Fork Road, Decatur, IL 62521 MoreLess Info
The Macon County Historical Society Museum is an educational museum that has the goal of protecting thousands of artifacts, documents, and photographs for future generations. The museum holds educational events and community fundraisers.