26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 5 nights
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Naperville
— 4 nights
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Rockford
— 4 nights
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Bloomington
— 4 nights
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Springfield
— 4 nights
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Marion
— 3 nights

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

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 Richard H. Driehaus Museum and Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank. Go for a jaunt from Chicago to Wilmette to see Baha'i House of Worship about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: trek along Lakefront Trail, shop like a local with Lincoln Park, walk around Millennium Park, and admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago driving holiday planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Stockholm to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Chicago at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Naperville.

Things to do in Chicago

Side Trips

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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

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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 Cantigny Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Riverwalk Lot and Matthiessen State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Charles History Museum and The Curious Fox Gift (in Saint Charles), Woodfield Mall (in Schaumburg) and Starved Rock State Park (in Utica). 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 32°C and lows of 18°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 · Historic Sites

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Riverwalk Lot ©
Riverwalk Lot
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park
Volo Auto Museum ©
Volo Auto Museum

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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 Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. and Ulysses S. Grant Home. Change things up with these side-trips from Rockford: Rocky Waters Vineyard and Winery (in Hanover), Spas (in Galena) and Geneva Lake Shore Path (in Lake Geneva). 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 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in Rockford

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

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Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.
Ulysses S. Grant Home ©
Ulysses S. Grant Home
Chazen Museum of Art ©
Chazen Museum of Art

4
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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 Wheels O' Time Museum. Visit Evergreen Memorial Cemetery and Funks Grove Church & Chapel in the Trees for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bloomington: Peoria (Peoria Holocaust Memorial & Grand View Drive), Pontiac (Livingston County War Museum, IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum, &more) and Wildlife Prairie Park (in Hanna City). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of McLean County Museum of History, look for gifts at BEER NUTS, and hike along Constitution Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bloomington attractions planner.

You can drive from Rockford to Bloomington in 2.5 hours. June in Bloomington sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°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 · Outdoors

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IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum ©
Caterpillar Visitors Center ©
Caterpillar Visitors Center
Wildlife Prairie Park ©
Wildlife Prairie Park

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Springfield

Springfield ©

Flower City

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 Rockcliffe Mansion. Museum-lovers will appreciate Illinois State Museum and Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum. Take a break from Springfield with a short trip to Lincolns New Salem State Park in Petersburg, about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Old State Capitol, stroll the grounds of Camp Butler National Cemetery, learn about all things military at Korean War National Museum, and contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Springfield online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bloomington to Springfield in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Springfield can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Marion.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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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

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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 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 25th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Marion

Outdoors · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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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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