10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Springfield
— Few hours
2
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
3
Williamstown
— 2 nights
4
Louisville
— 3 nights
5
Fairdale
— 1 night

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Lincoln Home National Historic Site and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lincoln Memorial Garden.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Springfield trip builder site.

Oak Creek to Springfield is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Gateway Arch, Saint Louis Zoo and Castlewood State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Onondaga Cave and Jefferson Barracks Historic Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis driving holiday planner.

Getting from Springfield to Saint Louis by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Williamstown.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Castlewood State Park, Onondaga Cave
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
Castlewood State Park ©
Castlewood State Park
Jefferson Barracks Historic Park ©
Jefferson Barracks Historic Park

2
nights
Williamstown

Williamstown ©
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek and then admire the majestic nature at Lincoln State Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Williamstown online road trip planner.

Getting from Saint Louis to Williamstown by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Williamstown

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek, Lincoln State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln State Park ©
Lincoln State Park
Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek ©

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Lincoln Museum, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, and other attractions you added. Attractions like Historic Locust Grove and Zachary Taylor National Cemetery make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Louisville Mega Cavern and Spring Mill State Park.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Williamstown to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fairdale.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Hodgenville, Spring Mill State Park
Highlights from your plan
Spring Mill State Park ©
Spring Mill State Park
Historic Locust Grove ©
Historic Locust Grove

1
night
Fairdale

Fairdale ©
Jefferson Memorial Forest has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Knob Creek Gun Range, contemplate the long history of Civil War Fort Duffield, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Jefferson Memorial Forest.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fairdale road trip planner.

Fairdale is very close to Louisville. In August in Fairdale, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fairdale

Fun & Games · Casinos · Wildlife

Side Trips

West Point, Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino ©
Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino
Jefferson Memorial Forest ©
Jefferson Memorial Forest
Civil War Fort Duffield ©
Civil War Fort Duffield

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