2 days in Springfield Itinerary

2 days in Springfield Itinerary

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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 21st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Dana-Thomas House, get a sense of history and politics at Old State Capitol, then browse the collection at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, then stroll through Union Square Park, and finally ponder the world of politics at Illinois State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Lincolns New Salem State Park, then don't miss a visit to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials, then explore and take pictures at Lincoln Home National Historic Site, and finally contemplate the long history of Lincoln Memorial Garden.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Springfield trip planner .

July in Springfield sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Lincolns New Salem State Park
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Dana-Thomas House
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Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials

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