5 days in Cleveland, Springfield & Chanhassen Itinerary

5 days in Cleveland, Springfield & Chanhassen Itinerary

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Cleveland
— 1 night
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Springfield
— 1 night
3
Chanhassen
— 1 day

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church and then see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market, then enjoy some friendly competition at Bay Lanes Bowling, then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cleveland online road trip planner.

Philadelphia to Cleveland is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in April; daily highs in Cleveland reach 57°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bay Lanes Bowling, St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church
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The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Bay Lanes Bowling ©
Bay Lanes Bowling

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Lincolns New Salem State Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Sugar Creek Covered Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Lincoln Home National Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Dana-Thomas House, then stroll the grounds of Camp Butler National Cemetery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lincoln Memorial Garden.

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Fly from Cleveland to Springfield in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cleveland in April: highs in Springfield hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chanhassen.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Sugar Creek Covered Bridge, Lincolns New Salem State Park
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House

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Chanhassen

Chanhassen ©
Chanhassen is a city in Carver and Hennepin counties in the state of Minnesota. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, then have some family-friendly fun at Big Stone Mini-golf and Sculpture Garden, and then steep yourself in history at Wayzata Depot.

Before you visit Chanhassen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Springfield to Chanhassen. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Springfield in April: high temperatures in Chanhassen hover around 54°F and lows are around 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chanhassen

Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wayzata Depot, Big Stone Mini-golf and Sculpture Garden
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Minnesota Landscape Arboretum ©
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Big Stone Mini-golf and Sculpture Garden ©
Big Stone Mini-golf and Sculpture Garden
Wayzata Depot ©
Wayzata Depot

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