14 days in Springfield & Chicago Itinerary

14 days in Springfield & Chicago Itinerary

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14 days in Springfield & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Georgetown
Drive + Fly:  9​h
1
Springfield
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Chicago
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Georgetown

6
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Korean War National Museum, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Washington Park, and other attractions you added.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Springfield trip planning website .

Georgetown to Springfield is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, Springfield is slightly colder than Georgetown - with highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Lincolns New Salem State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Illinois State Museum ©
Illinois State Museum
Henson Robinson Zoo ©
Henson Robinson Zoo

7
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You've added Hyde Park, Oz Park, Lincoln Park Conservatory, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner .

You can drive from Springfield to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Chicago, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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