6 days in Saint Louis & Effingham Itinerary

6 days in Saint Louis & Effingham Itinerary

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Saint Louis
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Effingham
— 5 nights
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Saint Louis
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Saint Louis

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.
To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Saint Louis route maker website.

Philadelphia to Saint Louis is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Philadelphia to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. You will leave for Effingham on the 24th (Tue).
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Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Museums

Effingham — 5 nights

Effingham is the largest city in, and the county seat of, Effingham County, Illinois, United States. Attractions like Aikman Wildlife Adventure and Scovill Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Effingham: Casey (World's Largest Rocking Chair & World Largest Wind Chime). It doesn't end there: stroll through TREC Calico Trail and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Sara.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Effingham road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Effingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Effingham are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Louis.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips

Saint Louis — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, and then relax in the rural setting at Grant’s Farm.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip maker.

You can drive from Effingham to Saint Louis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Historic Sites