2 days in Springfield Itinerary

2 days in Springfield Itinerary

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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 Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood as well as Obed and Isaac's Microbrewery & Eatery. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, get a sense of history and politics at Illinois State Capitol, ponder the world of politics at Old State Capitol, then get engrossed in the history at Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Obed and Isaac's Microbrewery & Eatery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Springfield road trip website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport and Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Old State Capitol ©
Old State Capitol
Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden