Sleep Inn & Suites
361 Lynch Drive
Danville, IL 61834
Phone: (217) 442-6600
Fax: (217) 442-1350
Garfield Park has a basketball court, a couple of tennis courts, a softball pitch, a playground and more facilities for a fun day out. There is also a public pool adjacent to the park which can be accessed on a daily or seasonal basis. The pool can also be hired for parties and for fundraisers by not-for-profit organizations.
Winter Park promises a fun-filled day of outdoor activities for the whole family. The park features a set of sports fields for soccer and baseball, alongside a stellar playground for kids of every age. The AMBUCS playground has been carefully designed to not only appeal to your little ones, but also to allow you to join them and indulge in some quality play time with the kids. Care has been taken to ensure the park and playground's accessibility.
Located in a building which was once the Carnegie Library, the Vermilion County War Museum has displays which range from the Civil War to the Iraqi struggle. The entire museum spans 1400 square feet (1300.6 square meters) and has facilities for guided as well as self tours. With accessible premises, ever-changing displays and regular events, the museum draws in quite a crowd of tourists.
Fischer Theatre, previously known as the Grand Opera House, opened its doors to audiences in the late 1800s and later renovated in 1912. Today, the theater has been turned into a museum of arts and entertainment and has been nationally recognized as a heritage site.
Spring Hill Cemetery is the second oldest cemetery in Danville, IL and the most expansive one in all of Vermilion County. This cemetery, located on East Voorhes Street, was established in 1864 before which the Old Williams Burial Ground was been used for burials.
Built by the famous physics expert, William Fithian, the Fithian Home has been renovated and turned into the Vermilion County Museum. Take a tour of the place and be sure to look into the Lincoln room where it is said that Abraham Lincoln stayed here during his visits to the house.
Located at the juncture where the tributaries of the Vermilion river is located, Ellsworth Park is one of the oldest parks in the area. The Annual Vermilion River Fall Festival is held in this park which is known for its rich Native American heritage.
Lincoln Park is a stretch of greenery in Danbury which is the site of many community events. This is also where several performances by the Lincoln Park Theater Company are staged.
Located within the Vermilion County Museum Complex, the Lamon House is a cottage built in the 1840s in the Greek Revival style of architecture. The house was constructed by Joseph Lamon who was the cousin of the famous Ward Hill Lamon, the secretary and bodyguard of Abraham Lincoln.
Bordering Lake Vermilion, the Lake Vermilion County Park is a stretch of greenery with boating facilities. The park also has a playground, a concessions stand and more,
Bordering Lake Vermilion on the northern side, Heron County Park is a stretch of marshy wetlands which is home to a wide range of flora and fauna. The park has a long boardwalk to stroll along and a watchtower from which beautiful vistas of wooded land can be seen.
The Kennekuk County Park is situated amid lush green countryside and is home to a 170-acre (68.8-hectare) lake. Blessed with natural beauty, it consists of canopies of hickory and oak trees and grasslands of Tallgrass prairie. Its visitor center houses an aquarium and a museum on local and natural history. This park is popular for hunting and archery.