13 days in Chicago, Lincoln & O'Fallon Itinerary

13 days in Chicago, Lincoln & O'Fallon Itinerary

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13 days in Chicago, Lincoln & O'Fallon Itinerary

Start: State College
Drive:  9​h
1
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Lincoln
— 9 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
O'Fallon
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 15​min
End: State College

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, and then don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Chicago tour itinerary builder app .

State College to Chicago is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from State College to Chicago due to the time zone difference. June in Chicago sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

9
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Explore Lincoln's surroundings by going to Horseshoe Council Bluffs (in Council Bluffs), Omaha (Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters, Henry Doorly Zoo, & more) and Ashland (Eugene T. Mahoney State Park & Cellar 426 Winery). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Prairie Queen Recreation Area, explore and take pictures at Memorial Stadium, play a few rounds at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, and get in on the family fun at Arbor Day Farm.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lincoln trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Lincoln takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel to O'Fallon.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Omaha, Ashland, Arbor Day Farm, Horseshoe Council Bluffs, Prairie Queen Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Prairie Queen Recreation Area ©
Prairie Queen Recreation Area
Chalco Hills Recreation Area ©
Chalco Hills Recreation Area

1
night
O'Fallon

O'Fallon ©
O'Fallon is a city in St. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): look for gifts at Kruta Bakery, then contemplate the long history of Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, and then relax in the rural setting at Eckert's Belleville Farm.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read O'Fallon tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Lincoln to O'Fallon takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in O'Fallon

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Collinsville, Eckert's Belleville Farm
Highlights from your plan
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site ©
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Eckert's Belleville Farm ©
Eckert's Belleville Farm
Kruta Bakery ©
Kruta Bakery

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