Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Decatur and Forsyth are in the Heart of Illinois and are the ideal hub from which to explore all of central Illinois. Following the Looking for Lincoln Heritage Trail, the sites of the Lincoln Family’s first Illinois home, Abraham Lincoln’s first political speech, the site where Lincoln was nominated to run for President of the United States and other landmarks will be found in Decatur, Illinois.
The Decatur/Forsyth area offers a wonderful cultural tourism experience as well: quaint shops in a charming historic downtown business district, galleries exhibiting all media of art, and a wide variety of unique, quality restaurants. Over 300 events and festivals take place in our area each year encompassing arts, crafts, music, dance, fun fairs, sports, Farm Progress Show™, and just about anything else you can imagine!
The Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau stands ready to help you make the most of your time in the area. Explore our site to discover more about why Decatur, Illinois should be the first choice for tour groups, vacations, meetings, reunions, events, trade shows, sports tournaments… WELCOME!