The City of Decatur, IL
Decatur is a popular city in the state of Illinois with a total of 76,199 residents living there. Decatur is ranked as the thirteenth most populated city in Illinois and the 374th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Macon County. The largest nearby city to Decatur is Lincoln, approximately 26 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Decatur, including Mcdonald's Restaurant, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, C J Enterprises, Subway and Cheddar's Casual Cafe. For a larger selection of Decatur restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Decatur Golf Courses, Zoos, Auto Race Tracks and/or Museums, including the Hickory Point Golf Course, Scovill Zoo, Wildwood Golf Course, Faries Park Golf Course and Nelson Park Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Decatur please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Decatur:
- Decatur Airport (DEC)
Decatur, Illinois Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Decatur experiences an average high temperature of 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 44 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.74 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Decatur with daytime temperatures averaging 85 degrees in the summer, and 38 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Decatur to receive an average of 2.29 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.89 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 113 degrees in the summer and as low as -25 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Decatur should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 66 degrees, and nighttime lows of 43.
Decatur, Illinois Attractions
1Angus Links Golf Course - Windsor,
The Angus Links Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Shelby County Illinois. Built in 1998, this Windsor course designed by Gary & Scott Smith is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 217-459-2805. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: Hwy 16 Route 1, Windsor, IL 61957
2Bryant Cottage State Historic Site - Bement,
The Bryant Cottage State Historic Site is a simple, 1856 four-room house located in Bement, Illinois in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is preserved by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency as an example of Piatt County, Illinois pioneer architecture and as a key historic site in the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates.
3C. H. Moore House - Clinton,
The C. H. Moore Homestead, in Clinton, Illinois, is one of two Registered Historic Places in DeWitt County. The other, the Magill House, was added to the Register in 2003. The Moore House was added in 1979.
4Eagle Creek Resort - Findlay,
The Eagle Creek Resort is an 18 hole resort golf course in Shelby County Illinois. Built in 1989, this Findlay course designed by Ken Killian is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 217-756-3456. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Eagle Creek State Park, Findlay, IL 62534
5Faries Park Golf Course - Decatur,
The Faries Park Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Macon County Illinois. Built in 1961, this Decatur course designed by Larry Packard is open mar 1 to nov 30. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 217-422-2211. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1 Faries Park Way, Decatur, IL 62521
6Hickory Point Golf Course - Forsyth,
The Hickory Point Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Macon County Illinois. Built in 1970, this Forsyth course designed by Larry Packard is open mar 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 217-421-7444. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 727 Weaver Rd, Forsyth, IL 62535
7Lake Shore Golf Course - Taylorville,
The Lake Shore Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Christian County Illinois. Built in 1968, this Taylorville course designed by William J. Spear is open mar 1 to dec 31. Tee times are accepted up to 6 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 217-824-5521. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1460 E 1000 N Rd, Taylorville, IL 62568
8Macon Speedway - Macon,
Macon Speedway, located in Macon, Illinois is one of Illinois premier dirt ovals. It is also one of the longest continuous operating racetracks in the state.
9Monticello Railway Museum - Monticello,
The Monticello Railway Museum is a non-profit railroad museum that is situated in Monticello, Illinois. It is home to over 100 pieces of railroad equipment, including several restored diesel locomotives and cars.
Decatur, Illinois Hotels
2Fairfield Inn By Marriott Decatur Forsyth
1417 Hickory Point Drive
Forsyth, IL 62535
4Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Decatur
5150 Hickory Point Frontage Rd
Decatur, IL 62526
Decatur, Illinois Restaurants
This is a list of Decatur Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Sandwich Shops, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops and Chinese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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