You walk down the streets, past old brick buildings and intricate glass panes that have seen history pass on buggies and sport cars. You’re in a town that feels held in a memory. Something old, something comforting; it’s like coming home with neighbors that know your name. This place, Decatur, Illinois, offers a setting for a life in between holding on to the sweetness of yesterday while pushing forward into the future. Sitting in a local diner near our Decatur hotels, you can see business folks on the precipice of new ideas just as easily as a family that’s been coming here for generations, still laughing at the same tales. Take a seat. Feel the comfort of yore with a nudge toward tomorrow.
A walk through Sand Creek Conservation Area is the perfect place for a long stroll. There are miles of hiking and equestrian trails that welcome any traveler looking for some quiet time in a friendly city. Smell the bark and tall grass as you think of places you’ve been and where you want to explore next. After witnessing natural beauty, you’ll want to slip back into a Decatur rental car and drive to the Avon Theatre, an independent theater that shows everything from the newest blockbusters to classics of yore. If you’re feeling nostalgic, you might even want to take the old-fashioned trolley line back to our hotels near Decatur.
Come visit a town that finds itself honoring the past while offering a trolley ride into the future. With our hotels in Decatur, IL, you’re in the thick of what it means to experience the comfort of what’s familiar with tug of what has yet to come. And if, in your wanders, you want to visit Indianapolis, go roam. Our Indianapolis hotels will be there to welcome you home.