6 days in Phoenix & Springfield Itinerary

6 days in Phoenix & Springfield Itinerary

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Phoenix
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Springfield
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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phoenix: Scottsdale (Taliesin West & The Bajada Nature Trail). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through KOLI Equestrian Center, admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, and see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Phoenix driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Phoenix. September in Phoenix sees daily highs of 99°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Scottsdale, KOLI Equestrian Center
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Off-Road Tours
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Balloon Rides

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Lincoln Home National Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood, and finally snap pictures at Sugar Creek Covered Bridge. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Lincoln Memorial Garden, steep yourself in history at Dana-Thomas House, and then make a trip to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Springfield holiday builder website.

Fly from Phoenix to Springfield in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Springfield is 1 hour. Traveling from Phoenix in September, expect nights in Springfield to be colder, around 58°F, while days are little chillier, around 82°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Sugar Creek Covered Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Lincoln Home National Historic Site

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