6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Bernardino
Drive:  25​h
1
Joliet
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Morris
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Pontiac
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Springfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  23​h 15​min
End: San Bernardino

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Joliet

Joliet ©
Joliet is a city in Kendall and Will counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Jacob Henry Mansion.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Joliet trip planner.

San Bernardino to Joliet is an approximately 28-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Bernardino to Joliet. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Bernardino in April; daily highs in Joliet reach 60°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Chicago.

Things to do in Joliet

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jacob Henry Mansion ©
Jacob Henry Mansion

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 3rd (Fri), get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally walk around Millennium Park.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Joliet to Chicago in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Morris.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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Morris

Morris ©
The city of Morris is the county seat of Grundy County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Two-Cell Jail and then get lost in a book at Morris Area Public Library.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Morris itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Chicago to Morris takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Morris can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pontiac.
Highlights from your plan
Two-Cell Jail ©
Two-Cell Jail
Morris Area Public Library ©
Morris Area Public Library

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Pontiac

Pontiac
Pontiac is a city in Livingston County, Illinois, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Route 66 Shield Mural.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pontiac itinerary builder app .

Getting from Morris to Pontiac by car takes about an hour. In April in Pontiac, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Springfield.

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 5th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House, get advice or help at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, walk around Union Square Park, then walk around Union Square Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lincoln Memorial Garden.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Springfield trip planner.

You can drive from Pontiac to Springfield in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House

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