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. Several events and festivals take place in our area each year encompassing arts, crafts, music, dance, fun fairs, sports, 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!
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Today, as we reflect and remember the tragic loss and heroic response to that day seventeen years ago that is simply known as 9/11, we wanted to share with you a story from an individual who was instrumental in turning the 9/11 Memorial on Decatur’s lakefront into a reality. You
Tourism to Macon County Contributing to Robust Economic Growth in Illinois Macon County generated $2.89 million in local tax revenue and $150.07 million in visitor expenditures during 2017 Read the full press release here 2017 IL & Macon County Tourism Economic Impact
USA Men’s Class D Bracket (as of 07/19/2018) USA Men’s Class E Bracket (as of 07/19/2018)
DACVB Annual Report – 2017 We are pleased to present the Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Annual Report for 2017. Click on the link below to view information about the past year. 2017_DACVB Annual Report
USA Men’s D Bracket (as of 7/20/2017) USA Men’s E Bracket (as of 7/20/2017)
U12 A State Bracket U12 B State Bracket U12 State Pool Play
2016 Annual Report Click on the picture below to view the DACVB’s 2016 Annual Report. There, you’ll find information regarding history, Board of Directors, staff, partnerships, statistics, advertising, and much more. 2016 was a very exciting year for the Decatur Area CVB a
Macon Speedway Reveals 2017 Schedule! Located in Macon, IL at 205 N. Wiles St., Macon Speedway has been touted as “the world’s fastest 1/5 mile track” for many years! For more information on this premier central Illinois destination, visit their website!
Santa has been spotted in Central Park! Click on the picture below to see when he’ll be back!