7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Oak Creek
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Springfield
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Brunswick
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
End: Oak Creek

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lincoln Home National Historic Site as well as Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Lincoln Home National Historic Site and then take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Springfield day trip planning website .

Oak Creek to Springfield is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums Historic Sites
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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes City Museum as well as The Gateway Arch. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Gateway Arch and then examine the collection at City Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo and then see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Saint Louis tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Springfield to Saint Louis by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Louisville trip planning app .

Drive from Saint Louis to Louisville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Louisville is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 68°F. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brunswick.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial ©
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

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nights
Brunswick

Brunswick
Brunswick is the largest city in Medina County, Ohio, United States. To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Brunswick itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Louisville to Brunswick in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Louisville in August since evenings lows in Brunswick dip to 63°F. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Brunswick

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

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