About Travelers Rest Tours

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Springfield Walks is a small family owned local walking tour and tour guide service company based in Springfield, Illinois, the hometown of Abraham Lincoln. 

Established in 2005 offering the popular Lincoln’s Ghost Walk: Legends & Lore, the New York Times has rated the LGW as the 3rd best activity in Springfield. The walking tour has remained popular with tourists and locals to this day.

Springfield Walks continues to offer locals and tourists a variety of intriguing and historical walking tours throughout the year such as the Haunted Dead Walk, Oak Ridge Cemetery Walk, the Scandalous Walk, and the 1908 Race Riot Walk. 

Springfield Walks also provides a professional tour guide service for coach groups visiting the historical sites serving groups of all ages and backgrounds. Springfield Walks provides tour guides for Springfield, Chicago, and St. Louis with a professionally trained tour guide staff that can serve most any city or destination in the United States, and some international destinations as well.

  • walking tours
  • tour guide services
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In 2020 the Traveler’s Rest Tours brand was added to the company and specializing in custom build of group tours for travel groups of all ages and demographics. The Midwest is our wheelhouse, but most any U.S. destination and some international destinations can be served. 

TRT doesn’t just custom build group tours, we create travel experiences!

In addition to building group tours for group travel, Traveler’s Rest Tours does offer scheduled tours for individual sign-up throughout the year. These scheduled tours offer a variety of fun and exciting activities and experiences for your post-2020 pleasure!

  • History Club Trips – single/multiple day trips to historical destinations
  • Battlefield Trips – multiple day tours to Civil War and WW II battlefields
  • Sip & Savor Trips –single/multiple day trips to wineries, breweries, distilleries, and any activity involving food!

Get active and outside again with family and friends!

Let’s Talk About Your Plans. Contact Us at 217-502-8687 or garret@springfieldwalks.com