4 days in Springfield & Springfield Itinerary

4 days in Springfield & Springfield Itinerary

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4 days in Springfield & Springfield Itinerary

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Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Springfield

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Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Dana-Thomas House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, then browse the collection at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Lincoln Memorial Garden, take an in-depth tour of Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood, ponder the world of politics at Old State Capitol, then contemplate the long history of Vachel Lindsay Home, and finally steep yourself in history at Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Springfield trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Springfield. In July, daytime highs in Springfield are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Dana-Thomas House

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. On the 18th (Wed), look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, then kick back and relax at Moonshine Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Lindwedel Winery, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, then look for gifts at Dick's Oldtime 5 & 10, and finally take a stroll through Historic Downtown Branson.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Springfield trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Springfield to Springfield takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

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Branson
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Branson Landing ©
Branson Landing
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
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Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World

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