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Petersburg overview

Petersburg is a relaxing place distinct for its riverfront and known for its historical sites and shops. You'll appreciate the bar and café choices. Learn about local heritage at landmarks like Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site and Edwards Place Historic Home. Check out local attractions like Shambolee Golf Course and Rail Golf Course. A family- and business-friendly area, Petersburg also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Petersburg

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Petersburg has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Petersburg with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Petersburg hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Petersburg hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Petersburg

Fly in to Springfield, IL (SPI-Abraham Lincoln Capital), 15.8 mi (25.5 km) from downtown Petersburg.

What to see around Petersburg

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Shambolee Golf Course
  • • Rail Golf Course
  • • Piper Glen Golf Club
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Illinois State Fairgrounds
  • • Knights Action
Memorable for its historical sites and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site
  • • Edwards Place Historic Home
  • • Pasfield House
  • • Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site
  • • Vachel Lindsay Home
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Lincoln's Tomb
  • • Shea's Gas Station Museum
  • • Daughters of the Union Veterans Headquarters and Museum
  • • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
  • • Old State Capitol

When to visit Petersburg

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 59°F day, 18°F night
  • April-June: 86°F day, 48°F night
  • July-September: 87°F day, 48°F night
  • October-December: 73°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 6.34 inches
  • April-June: 8.70 inches
  • July-September: 10.08 inches
  • October-December: 8.90 inches