The Cottage Grounds: Landscape Architecture Magazine

This Fourth of July, Landscape Architecture Magazine highlighted the grounds at President Lincoln’s Cottage. “[The site is] important for its associations with Lincoln, but also for its significance as a walking landscape, one that witnessed and perhaps nurtured some of our most enduring ideas of what it means to be American.”

Grounds 022_mrRead the full article: http://landscapearchitecturemagazine.org/2014/07/04/happy-fourth/.

2014 Certificate of Excellence!

We are delighted to announce that TripAdvisor awarded President Lincoln’s Cottage a 2014 Certificate of Excellence, in recognition for consistently receiving top ratings from TripAdvisor travelers. This award is only given to establishments that consistently receive outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.


Read our latest TripAdvisor reviews, and share your own! Thank you to all of our visitors who took the time to post a review on TripAdvisor.

Summer Bucket List With Kids: The Washington Post

The Washington Post featured President Lincoln’s Cottage in a summer roundup of fun activities to do with kids. Read the full article and discover why the writer profiled the Cottage on the short list of “things to take our kids to before school starts.”

visitors02Planning to visit with your children? Pack a picnic and enjoy our ample lawn space and picnic tables on the lush grounds. And if you are traveling with a Girl Scout, make sure to call ahead and ask about our Girl Scout activity sheet and opportunity to earn a badge on your visit!