2 days in Illinois Itinerary

2 days in Illinois Itinerary

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Springfield
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Springfield

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Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Illinois State Capitol, examine the collection at Illinois State Museum, then contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House, then get a sense of history and politics at Old State Capitol, and finally take an in-depth tour of Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Lincolns New Salem State Park, then brush up on your military savvy at Korean War National Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Springfield holiday planner .

In July, daytime highs in Springfield are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Lincolns New Salem State Park
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Korean War National Museum

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