4 days in Springfield & Saint Louis Itinerary

4 days in Springfield & Saint Louis Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Springfield
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
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Springfield
— 1 night
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Springfield

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Illinois State Capitol and then get engrossed in the history at Lincoln Home National Historic Site.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Springfield online visit planner.

Appleton to Springfield is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In October, Springfield is somewhat warmer than Appleton - with highs of 70°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums · Historic Sites

Saint Louis

— 2 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Missouri Botanical Garden, The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum and The Gateway Arch. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, then take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, and then examine the collection at City Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Saint Louis planner.

Getting from Springfield to Saint Louis by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Springfield

— 1 night

Flower City

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Springfield online route planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Springfield takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites