18 days in Springfield, Atlanta & Chicago Itinerary

18 days in Springfield, Atlanta & Chicago Itinerary

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18 days in Springfield, Atlanta & Chicago Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Springfield
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Atlanta
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: London

4
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fantastic Caverns and Room Escape Games. Attractions like National Tiger Sanctuary and Sugar Creek Mini Golf make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Springfield side-trips: Ha Ha Tonka State Park (in Camdenton), Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (in Osage Beach) and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church (in Lake Ozark). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium, look for gifts at Askinosie Chocolate, identify plant and animal life at Sequiota Park, and examine the collection at The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Springfield trip itinerary maker app .

London, UK to Springfield is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Springfield reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Lake Ozark, Ha Ha Tonka State Park, National Tiger Sanctuary, Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Highlights from your plan
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Fantastic Caverns ©
Fantastic Caverns

8
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Consolidated Gold Mine and Chattahoochee River. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to BabyLand General Hospital and The Lilly Pad Village. Get out of town with these interesting Atlanta side-trips: Helen (Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf & Zipline), Dahlonega (1875 Diving Bell & Crisson Gold Mine) and Blairsville (Horseback Riding Tours & Vogel State Park). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stone Mountain Park, see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, and look for all kinds of wild species at Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Atlanta trip maker site .

You can fly from Springfield to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Springfield to Atlanta. July in Atlanta sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dahlonega, Blairsville, Helen, Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center, Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Build an Ark Animal Rescue ©
Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Tellus Science Museum ©
Tellus Science Museum
BabyLand General Hospital ©
BabyLand General Hospital

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Silver Beach County Park and Wrigley Field. Discover out-of-the-way places like Silver Beach Carousel and Starved Rock State Park. Step out of Chicago to go to Saint Joseph and see Whirlpool Compass Fountain, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chicago holiday maker .

You can fly from Atlanta to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in July, expect Chicago to be a bit cooler, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Starved Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
Silver Beach Carousel ©
Silver Beach Carousel
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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