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Address: Best Western Lincoln Inn, 1750 5th St, Lincoln, IL
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This is a fun site to see, especially if you like to see Abe Lincoln themed places. It's a fun photo opportunity!

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Robert D
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Mount Pulaski
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Mount Pulaski
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11 reviews
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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!

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Mummy ohio
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Reviewed 8 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 operating in the war time too! :)

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Ballwin, Missouri
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658 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 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 explaining who commissioned it and when and where it has been during it's life. We... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 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.

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Blaine, Minnesota, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 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, you should stop.

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North Dakota
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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. There are a few benches donated by the local authorities and a plaque with some... More 

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Houston, Texas
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103 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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 easy on/off and in front of the Best Western: 1750 5th St., Lincoln, IL.

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Kingfisher, Oklahoma
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

It was pretty awesome to see if you are in Lincoln, I don't know that I would go out of my way to see it,but at least I can say I was there! !

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Lincoln, Illinois
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is the biggest Covered Wagon in the world! It is a unique and interesting piece of history and everyone should check it out...not hard to find either!

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Novi, Michigan
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Waze sent us off the main highway, through Lincoln. LUCKY ME. We saw the covered wagon on the side of the road, and it was also a pokey stop, I was happy, daughter was happy. It is a cool piece of Americana. In this day of get on the expressway and do 90 till your exit. Its great to be... More 

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