Destination guide

The cozy city of Petersburg awaits you

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Petersburg. This relaxing and romantic city entices travelers with its cafés and golfing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Petersburg

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Petersburg a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shambolee Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Rail Golf Course (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Illinois State Fairgrounds (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Knights Action (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Petersburg

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Petersburg is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Riverfront Park (22 mi / 35.5 km)
  • Rockwell Park (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Petersburg

The nearest airport is in Springfield, IL (SPI-Abraham Lincoln Capital), located 15.8 mi (25.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Petersburg, IL?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 14 vacation rentals near Petersburg. From 8 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Petersburg for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Petersburg?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Petersburg. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site: 16 vacation rentals
  • Shambolee Golf Course: 17 vacation rentals
  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum: 16 vacation rentals
  • Illinois State Fairgrounds: 16 vacation rentals
  • Illinois State Capitol: 16 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Petersburg listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Petersburg?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 8 Houses in Petersburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Petersburg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 3 rentals available
  • Lodges: 3 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Petersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 9 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Petersburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.