4 days in Elgin & Missouri Itinerary

4 days in Elgin & Missouri Itinerary

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4 days in Elgin & Missouri Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Drive:  1​h
1
Elgin
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Hermann
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Branson
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Chicago

1
day
Elgin

Elgin
Elgin is a city in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Elgin itinerary planner.

Chicago to Elgin is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Chicago in November, expect little chillier with lows of 30°F in Elgin. You will leave for Hermann on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Elgin

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

2
nights
Hermann

Hermann ©
Hermann is a city designated in 1842 as the county seat of Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. On the 22nd (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at Missouri State Capitol, contemplate the long history of Missouri State Penitentiary, learn about winemaking at Martin Brothers Winery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of John Colter Memorial, and finally sample the fine beverages at Pinckney Bend Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows, then steep yourself in history at Deutschheim State Historic Site, then do a tasting at Adam Puchta Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Stone Hill Winery.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hermann trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Elgin to Hermann. Traveling from Elgin in November, you will find days in Hermann are a bit warmer (56°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Hermann

Historic Sites Wineries Breweries

Side Trips

Jefferson City, New Haven, Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows
Highlights from your plan
Pinckney Bend Distillery ©
Pinckney Bend Distillery
Deutschheim State Historic Site ©
Deutschheim State Historic Site
Martin Brothers Winery ©
Martin Brothers Winery

1
night
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 24th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, look for all kinds of wild species at National Tiger Sanctuary, and then wander the streets of Historic Downtown Branson.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Branson travel planner.

Traveling by car from Hermann to Branson takes 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

National Tiger Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Historic Downtown Branson ©
Historic Downtown Branson

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