6 days in Springfield & Trapper Creek Itinerary

6 days in Springfield & Trapper Creek Itinerary

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Springfield
— 3 nights
Fly to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Drive to Trapper Creek
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Trapper Creek
— 1 day
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Drive to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Springfield

— 3 nights

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Edwards Place Historic Home and Rees Memorial Carillon. Step out of Springfield with an excursion to Constitution Trail in Bloomington--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House, get lost in a book at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, browse the exhibits of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, and admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Botanical Gardens.

To find out how to plan a trip to Springfield, use our trip itinerary maker.

New York City to Springfield is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Springfield is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 47°F in Springfield. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Trapper Creek.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Trapper Creek

— 1 day
Trapper Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. On the 10th (Wed), stop by Wal Mikes and then stroll through Denali State Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Trapper Creek road trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Springfield to Trapper Creek. The time zone difference when traveling from Springfield to Trapper Creek is minus 3 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Springfield in October: highs in Trapper Creek hover around 44°F, while lows dip to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Trapper Creek

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping