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Vacation in Decatur-Forsyth - Illinois

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Area Overview

Decatur and Forsyth are in the Heart of Illinois. The area's central location makes it an ideal place from which to explore all that central Illinois has to offer!

Includes Cities/Towns: Decatur, Forsyth, Mt Zion.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness

The Decatur-Forsyth area offers numerous activities to enjoy during your stay. As well as the every day offerings (sports, restaurants, antiques, shops, museums, galleries, etc.), 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!

Cultural Activities

The Decatur/Forsyth area offers a wonderful cultural tourism experience: quaint shops, a charming historic downtown business district, galleries, museums, historical sites, quality restaurants, and more!


No matter the interests of your family/group, all are certain to find an attraction that excites them in Decatur-Forsyth! A childrens museum, zoo, mini golf, museums, galleries, and historical sites are just a few of the wonderful experiences offered in this great area.


The free downtown trolley makes shopping/dining a memorable, convenient experience! Decatur's very own Decatur Airport features flights to/from Chicago and St. Louis by Air Choice One. Multiple larger airports are located within an hour from town.


Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  17.1  25.8  34.5  2.1 "
 February  22.1  31.3  40.5  2.0 "
 March  31.9  42.3  52.6  3.2 "
 April  41.8  53.5  65.3  3.6 "
 May  51.6  63.9  76.1  4.5 "
 June  60.6  72.5  84.5  3.9 "
 July  64.6  76.2  87.8  4.5 "
 August  62.8  74.3  85.8  4.1 "
 September  54.9  67.4  79.9  3.0 "
 October  43.9  55.9  67.8  2.7 "
 November  33.5  42.8  52.0  3.3 "
 December  22.6  30.9  39.2  2.9 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and spring.

Summers are sunny and warm, perfect for sports and other outdoor activities. Falls are cool and colorful, perfect for a walk through any of our great parks/recreation areas. Winters are chilly with mild-moderate snowfall, making it perfect for cross-country skiing, ice-skating in the Decatur Civic Center, sledding in the public parks, and enjoying the warm, indoor attractions. Springs are full of beautiful, blooming plants, making for the perfect time to view the multiple public gardens in the area. Multiple festivals and events take place throughout every season!


From camping to full amenity hotels, you're sure to find an accommodation perfectly suited for your family/group.


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