2 days in Illinois Itinerary

2 days in Illinois Itinerary

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2 days in Illinois Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Ferry + Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Springfield
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Toronto

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center and then explore the activities along Lake Michigan.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Chicago is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Chicago is minus 1 hour. November in Chicago sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Springfield.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lake Michigan
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Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

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night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 30th (Sat), make a trip to Lauterbach Giant, make a trip to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials, and then steep yourself in history at Dana-Thomas House.

Discover how to plan a Springfield trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Chicago to Springfield in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. November in Springfield sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites
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Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials ©
Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials

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