7 days in Springfield Itinerary

7 days in Springfield Itinerary

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Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Great Western Depot, Pasfield House, Daughters of the Union Veterans Headquarters and Museum, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Dana-Thomas House and Old State Capitol. Museum-lovers will appreciate Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Step out of Springfield to go to Petersburg and see Lincolns New Salem State Park, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials, get engrossed in the history at Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood, steep yourself in history at Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site, and take in the views from Sugar Creek Covered Bridge.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Springfield trip builder tool.

May in Springfield sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

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