22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Train + Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Springfield
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Carbondale
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
Springfield
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  16​h 45​min
End: Seoul

2
nights
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 18th (Sat): wander the streets of Andersonville, then get your game on at Team vs Time, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Goose Island Beer Co.. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Ragnarok Axe Throwing and then make a trip to Chicago Skyline.

You can plan Chicago trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Seoul, South Korea to Chicago is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Seoul to Chicago. In January, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Springfield.

Things to do in Chicago

Fun & Games Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
Andersonville ©
Andersonville
Chicago Skyline ©
Chicago Skyline

4
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Edwards Place Historic Home and Rees Memorial Carillon. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Elijah Iles House, brush up on your military savvy at Illinois State Military Museum, stop by Scheels, and don't miss a visit to Lauterbach Giant.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Springfield trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Chicago to Springfield by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Carbondale.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Edwards Place Historic Home ©
Edwards Place Historic Home
Elijah Iles House ©
Elijah Iles House
Hoogland Center for the Arts ©
Hoogland Center for the Arts

3
nights
Carbondale

Carbondale ©
Carbondale is a city in Jackson County, Illinois, United States, within the Southern Illinois region informally known as "Little Egypt." The city developed from 1853 because of the stimulation of railroad construction into the area. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lincoln Heritage Winery and Big Muddy Brewing. Change things up with these side-trips from Carbondale: Bald Knob Cross of Peace (in Alto Pass), Paducah (Bob Noble Park & The Moonshine Company) and Little Mary's River Covered Bridge (in Chester). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at StarView Vineyards, see the interesting displays at The Science Center Of Southern Illinois, walk around Boo Rochman Memorial Park, and stop by Rendleman Orchards.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Carbondale trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Springfield to Carbondale in 3 hours. In January in Carbondale, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Carbondale

Wineries Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Alto Pass, Cobden, Paducah, Little Mary's River Covered Bridge, Pomona Winery
Highlights from your plan
StarView Vineyards ©
StarView Vineyards
Lincoln Heritage Winery ©
Lincoln Heritage Winery
Pomona Winery ©
Pomona Winery

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Carbondale to Saint Louis takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Orlando Science Center and The LEGO Store. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, play a few rounds at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes, catch some excitement at Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain, and walk around Mako.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip planner .

Fly from Saint Louis to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in January, things will get warmer in Orlando: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Orlando

Childrens Museums Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Orlando Science Center ©
Orlando Science Center
Orlando Brewing ©
Orlando Brewing

5
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Willow Ridge Winery and Great Western Depot. Step out of Springfield to go to Jacksonville and see Big Eli Ferris Wheel #17, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Enjoy Springfield some more: don't miss a visit to First Presbyterian Church, examine the collection at Air Combat Museum, ponder the world of politics at Illinois Governor's Mansion, and brush up on your military savvy at Korean War National Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Springfield online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Springfield takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in January, things will get cooler in Springfield: highs are around 3°C and lows about -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Willow Ridge Winery, Big Eli Ferris Wheel #17, Sugar Creek Covered Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Willow Ridge Winery ©
Willow Ridge Winery
Great Western Depot ©
Great Western Depot

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): make a trip to Chagall's Four Seasons and then see the interesting displays at Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chicago travel route planner .

Getting from Springfield to Chicago by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chagall's Four Seasons ©
Chagall's Four Seasons

Similar Plans

26 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in United States BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in Orlando & Miami BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 43 days in Orlando BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 52 days in United States BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 50 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in United States BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 51 days in United States BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans