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Railsplitter Covered Wagon

Best Western Lincoln Inn, 1750 5th St, Lincoln, IL
+1 217-732-8687
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Just a big wagon on Route 66

Definitely a tourist stop, this wagon sits in front of a bowling alley on Route 66. Not much to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
cdrh
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Fun

If you are in town it's worth a stop. There isn't much to do except look at the wagon. They did... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Tammy S
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  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
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“abe lincoln” (6 reviews)
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Best Western Lincoln Inn, 1750 5th St, Lincoln, IL
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+1 217-732-8687
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Definitely a tourist stop, this wagon sits in front of a bowling alley on Route 66. Not much to say except it is in the book, on the route, and you will stop to see it if you follow Route 66.

Thank cdrh
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

If you are in town it's worth a stop. There isn't much to do except look at the wagon. They did have a historical plaque.

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I bought a book called Illinois Curiosities about roadside oddities and offbeat stuff. This was mentioned in the book. Since it was a nice day for a ride we drove out to see it. Was a little bit hard to find and nothing more than...More

Thank 3grandlands
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a fun site to see, especially if you like to see Abe Lincoln themed places. It's a fun photo opportunity!

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is So Cool! It's HUGE! Was a delight to see! My adult daughter was shorter than wagon wheel, Yes it's that BIG! Seriously not far from interstate, take an Adventure! Journey here & to the phone booth on top of a building that was...More

Thank CrazyHorse777
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a gigantic covered wagon with a giant figure of Abe Lincoln sitting in the driver's seat. It is located in front of the Best Western Motel just off Bus. I-55 and is not very far from the main I-55. There is a sign...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

this is a halfway meeting place from my boss and I! My 2 year old came a long and this was a great place to stretch it out before the drive home. This thing is huge.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were nearby and needed to stretch our legs, this was a great place. It's fun to see people who take pride in the area they live. I wouldn't drive a distance out of the way to visit, but if you're within a few miles,...More

Thank PhilnKathy
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A fun photo opportunity to take a photo or gaze at what is the largest covered wagon in the world. It is a very quick detour off the Interstate and is in the combined parking lot of the local American Legion and the Best Western....More

1  Thank thenextchapter2014
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Recognized by the Guiness Book of World Records as the "World's Largest Covered Wagon" and rated as top roadside attraction by Readers Digest, the Railsplitter and Abe Lincoln welcome visitors to city named after him. Donated by well-know Lincoln philanthropist Larry Van Bibber, this is...More

1  Thank Jesse R
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