Rental Car in Springfield
The capital city of Illinois, Springfield is a beautiful place to visit. This city is dotted with history, parks, culture, restaurants, and shops. A holiday to this city will be something that you and your loved ones will treasure for many years to come. Its attractions are unique, the atmosphere lovely, and it's just waiting to be visited. It is also famous for the many Lincoln heritage sites that have been preserved for years. To sightsee all these beautiful sites at your pace book a rental car Springfield. HAPPYCAR offer auto rentals at the lowest prices in Springfield city and surrounding areas. We have a comprehensive line up of economy cars, SUV's, vans, and trucks for short and long distance travel, perfect for solo and group trips. Our booking process is straightforward, just input your travel dates, compare rates, pick your desired automobile, confirm its availability and wait for the pick up at your preferred location. We have also partnered with top brands in car rentals such as AutoEurope, AutoEscape, Hertz, and Europcar among others. They are conveniently located throughout the city and offer a range of specials to save you money. We are also situated at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) where you can spot many of our rental cars. Whatever brings you to Springfield, simply hop into one and begin exploring the land of Lincoln.
Things to do in Springfield
Springfield, Illinois happens to be a gem of a vacation place. With so many unique and fun attractions, it is easy to find something for everyone on your travel list. You can begin by visiting one of the many important Lincoln heritage including Lincoln presidential museum and library, his childhood home and his final resting home, Lincoln Tomb. The visit will be educational and great fun as well.
If searching for something to do outdoors, Lake Springfield is a perfect choice. This lake is a human-made lake. It was constructed in 1935 by a local public utility company to provide the local inhabitants with clean drinking water and a place for recreational activities. Nowadays, tourists from all over come to enjoy water sports such as kayaking, water skiing, inner tubing and relaxing in the warm weather that this city enjoys in the summer. The lake is also a great place to fish for crappie, catfish and bluegill.
If travelling with kids in a car rental Springfield, a visit to the Henson Robinson Zoo is a must. This zoo was constructed in 1970 and is situated on the eastern shoreline of Lake Springfield. Also next to the lake is the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden. This garden owned by the city of Springfield is a one hundred acre and covered with woodland and savannah plantation. A stroll through the garden will make you feel calm. If you visit the garden in early spring, you can participate in the maple syrup festival. Every year the maple trees in the garden yield about 10 to 15 gallons of dark syrup.
There are also plenty of performing arts to choose from in Springfield. With car hire Springfield you can drive to Springfield Theatre Centre, Springfield Ballet Company or Springfield Municipal Opera to catch up on the local culture. The Opera has community productions of Broadway musicals outdoors each summer. The Opera takes place in an outdoor amphitheater. The amphitheater is located in a breathtaking spot next to Lake Springfield.
Road Trip with Rental car Springfield
Springfield offers a nice selection of kid-friendly getaways within a day's drive. With car hire Springfield, these popular destinations can all be reached in three hours or less. The Water Works located on Springinsguth Rd, in Schaumburg, Illinois is a fantastic indoor water park that offers excitement and fun suitable for all ages. Some of the features that you will enjoy include water slides, a water playground, a lap pool, a diving pool, rapid water channel, gradual beach like entry pool, and a whirlpool.
You can also drive to Blue Sky Vineyard located in Makanda, Illinois. Here you will sample some wine and listen to music while relaxing under the blue skies. With fire twirlers, tarot card reader, limbo and hula hoop contests, face painting, and more, you will definitely enjoy a fun-filled escape at Blue Sky Vineyard.