6 days in Land of Lincoln Itinerary

6 days in Land of Lincoln Itinerary

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Springfield
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Tuscola
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Pontiac
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Springfield

Springfield ©

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 11th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House, get engrossed in the history at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, then walk around Union Square Park, then contemplate the long history of Old State Capitol, and finally steep yourself in history at Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Lincoln Home National Historic Site, then examine the collection at Illinois State Museum, then stop by Scheels, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lincoln Memorial Garden.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Springfield trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Eugene to Springfield is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Eugene in June; daily highs in Springfield reach 85°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tuscola.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House

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Tuscola

Tuscola ©
Tuscola is a city in Douglas County, Illinois, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): kick back and relax at Lake Shelbyville, then look for gifts at Beachy's Bulk Foods, and then revel in the low prices at Outlets at Tuscola. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Allerton Park & Retreat Center, have some family-friendly fun at Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, and then shop like a local with Larry Kanfer Photography.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tuscola trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Springfield to Tuscola by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Tuscola can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pontiac.

Things to do in Tuscola

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lake Shelbyville ©
Lake Shelbyville
Allerton Park & Retreat Center ©
Allerton Park & Retreat Center
Beachy's Bulk Foods ©
Beachy's Bulk Foods

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Pontiac

Pontiac ©
Pontiac is a city in Livingston County, Illinois, United States. On the 15th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum and then see the interesting displays at IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pontiac planner.

Traveling by car from Tuscola to Pontiac takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Pontiac can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pontiac

Museums
Highlights from your plan
IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum ©
Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum ©
Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum