Market Street Inn

Region: Central

Innkeeper(s): Myrna & Joe Hauser

Address: 220 E Market Street, Taylorville, IL  62568

Local Phone: 217-824-7220

Fax: 217-824-7229

Rooms with Private Baths: 10

Rooms with Shared Baths: 0

Open Since: 1994

Dates Closed: Weekends in January

Rate Range: $135 - $250

Types of Payment Accepted: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Inn Description:

Rich in architectural detail, this romantic 1892 Queen Anne Victorian jewel boasts six original fireplaces, now with gas logs, ornate woodwork, fretwork over pocket doors and beveled glass windows. Sit by the parlor fireplace and feast your eyes upon these details. Modern amenities include free wi-fi, cable, double whirlpool tubs / showers in each of the private baths. Complimentary wine and cheese. Lincoln Prairie Bike Trail is 6 blocks away and Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum is just 30 minutes.

Winter Sports:

Sledding, Ice skating, cross country skiing

Site Seeing:

Saturday morning tour of Christian County Courthouse Clocktower and art glass dome, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and Lincoln Sites in nearby Springfield, Christian County Historical Society. National Historic Registry Taylorville Square

Water Sports:

Lake Taylorville, Kiwanis Park and Fishing Dock at Lake Taylorville, Sangchris Lake, Manner's Park Lake, South Fork River, Christian County YMCA Indoor Water Park, Manner's Park Outdoor Pool


Taylorville Lake Shore Golf Course, Lincoln Prairie Bike Trail,

Daredevil Sports:

skydiving @ Mid America Sport Parachute Club

Out on the Town:

Variety of restaurants and bars which may have entertainment, Taylorville Cinema,

Other Sports:

Christian County Quarter Midget Assoc.Track, South Fork Dirt Riders, Saturday Night races at nearby Macon Speedway,

Out in Nature:

Manners Park hike trail, Lincoln Prairie Hike and Bike Trail, Kiwanis Park at Lake Taylorville

Rides / Tours:

Lincoln Prairie Bike Trail


AAA,, Diamond Collection, Taylorville Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Bed & Breakfast Association