26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chicago
— 5 nights
2
Naperville
— 4 nights
3
Rockford
— 4 nights
4
Bloomington
— 4 nights
5
Springfield
— 4 nights
6
Marion
— 3 nights

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
The Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Riverwalk are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Chicago Cultural Center and Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Go for a jaunt from Chicago to Wilmette to see Baha'i House of Worship about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: hike along Lakefront Trail, don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile, admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chicago online trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm to Chicago, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, things will get a bit warmer in Chicago: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Naperville.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, Baha'i House of Worship
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Baha'i House of Worship ©
Baha'i House of Worship
Richard H. Driehaus Museum ©
Richard H. Driehaus Museum

4
nights
Naperville

Naperville ©
Naperville is a city in DuPage and Will counties in the U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore Volo Auto Museum and St. Charles History Museum and The Curious Fox Gift. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Riverwalk Lot and Cantigny Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Utica (Matthiessen State Park & Starved Rock State Park) and Woodfield Mall (in Schaumburg). Next up on the itinerary: revel in the low prices at Chicago Premium Outlets, look for all kinds of wild species at Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve, and admire the sheer force of Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Naperville trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Naperville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Naperville sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rockford.

Things to do in Naperville

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Utica, St. Charles History Museum and The Curious Fox Gift, Volo Auto Museum, Cantigny Park, Woodfield Mall
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Riverwalk Lot ©
Riverwalk Lot
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park
Volo Auto Museum ©
Volo Auto Museum

4
nights
Rockford

Rockford ©
Rockford is the third largest city in the U.S. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chazen Museum of Art and Discovery Center Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ulysses S. Grant Home and Geneva Lake Shore Path. Change things up with these side-trips from Rockford: Rocky Waters Vineyard and Winery (in Hanover) and Galena (Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. & Spas). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Anderson Japanese Gardens.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rockford trip builder app.

Drive from Naperville to Rockford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in Rockford

Museums Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Galena, Rocky Waters Vineyard and Winery, Chazen Museum of Art, Geneva Lake Shore Path
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Ulysses S. Grant Home ©
Ulysses S. Grant Home
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.
Chazen Museum of Art ©
Chazen Museum of Art

4
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Caterpillar Visitors Center and Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Let the collections at IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum and Wheels O' Time Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bloomington: Pontiac (Livingston County War Museum & Route 66 Shield Mural), Wildlife Prairie Park (in Hanna City) and Peoria (Peoria Holocaust Memorial & Grand View Drive). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at McLean County Museum of History, stop by BEER NUTS, stroll through Constitution Trail, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Funks Grove Church & Chapel in the Trees.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bloomington trip builder tool.

You can drive from Rockford to Bloomington in 2.5 hours. June in Bloomington sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Bloomington

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pontiac, Peoria, Wheels O' Time Museum, Wildlife Prairie Park, Funks Grove Church & Chapel in the Trees
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IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum ©
Caterpillar Visitors Center ©
Caterpillar Visitors Center
Wildlife Prairie Park ©
Wildlife Prairie Park

4
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Lincolns New Salem State Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate Rockcliffe Mansion and Korean War National Museum. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Illinois State Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum, contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House, and get engrossed in the history at Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Springfield day trip planning website.

You can drive from Bloomington to Springfield in 1.5 hours. June in Springfield sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Marion.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hannibal, Sugar Creek Covered Bridge, Lincolns New Salem State Park
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Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Lincolns New Salem State Park ©
Lincolns New Salem State Park

3
nights
Marion

Marion ©
Marion is a city in and the county seat of Williamson County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): head outdoors with Rent One Park and then admire the majestic nature at Giant City State Park. On your second day here, examine the collection at Paducah Distilled Spirits, admire the masterpieces at The National Quilt Museum, and then do a tasting at Purple Toad Winery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Marion trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Springfield to Marion takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 25th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Marion

Outdoors Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Paducah, Giant City State Park
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Rent One Park ©
Rent One Park
The National Quilt Museum ©
The National Quilt Museum
Purple Toad Winery ©
Purple Toad Winery

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