1 day in Springfield & Chicago Itinerary

1 day in Springfield & Chicago Itinerary

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Springfield
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Chicago
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Springfield

Springfield ©

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Lincoln Memorial Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Springfield route planning website.

Belleville to Springfield is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Springfield are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks · Wildlife
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Lincoln Memorial Garden
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Chicago

Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 10th (Sat), stroll around Millennium Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Springfield to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Springfield in October, plan for little chillier days in Chicago, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks
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Millennium Park
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