2 days in United States Itinerary

2 days in United States Itinerary

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Elgin
— Few hours
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Casey
— Few hours
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Springfield
— 1 night
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Alton
— Few hours
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Galena
— Few hours

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Elgin

Elgin
Elgin is a city in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Elgin trip planner.

Chicago to Elgin is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Chicago in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Elgin, with lows around 55°F. You'll set off for Casey on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Elgin

Fun & Games · Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors

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Casey

Casey
Casey is a city in Clark and Cumberland counties in the U.S. For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Casey trip builder website.

You can drive from Elgin to Casey in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Casey can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. You will leave for Springfield on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Casey

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Springfield

Springfield ©

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To see ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Springfield visit app.

Drive from Casey to Springfield in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Springfield are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Alton.

Things to do in Springfield

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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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Alton

Alton
Alton is a city on the Mississippi River in Madison County, Illinois, United States, about 15mi north of St. To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Alton trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Springfield to Alton takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You'll set off for Galena on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Alton

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

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Galena

Galena ©
Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. On the 6th (Sun), make a trip to Fenelon Place Elevator Co..

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Galena trip maker.

Getting from Alton to Galena by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Alton in September, you will find days in Galena are a bit cooler (75°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive back home.
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Fenelon Place Elevator Co. ©
Fenelon Place Elevator Co.

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