11 days in Bloomington & Fairbury Itinerary

11 days in Bloomington & Fairbury Itinerary

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11 days in Bloomington & Fairbury Itinerary

Start: Tucson
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Bloomington
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Fairbury
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Tucson

4
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lincoln Memorial Garden and Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Head to Outlets at Tuscola and Beachy's Bulk Foodsfor plenty of shopping. Explore Bloomington's surroundings by going to Joliet (Joliet Iron Works Historic Site & Harrah's Joliet Casino), Springfield (Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Union Square Park, & more) and Utica (Starved Rock State Park & August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Eastland Mall and stop by BEER NUTS.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bloomington online trip builder .

Tucson to Bloomington is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Tucson in August, things will get little chillier in Bloomington: highs are around 82°F and lows about 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fairbury.

Things to do in Bloomington

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Springfield, Utica, Joliet, Beachy's Bulk Foods, Outlets at Tuscola
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:
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Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park

4
nights
Fairbury

Fairbury
Fairbury is a city and county seat of Jefferson County, Nebraska, United States. Visiting Fontenelle Forest Nature Center and Rock Creek Station State Historical Park will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum and The Willa Cather Foundation. Explore Fairbury's surroundings by going to Baker's Candies (in Greenwood), Roca Berry Farm (in Roca) and Ashland (Eugene T. Mahoney State Park & Cellar 426 Winery). There's still lots to do: stroll through Prairie Queen Recreation Area and examine the collection at Pioneer Village.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Fairbury journey planner .

Explore your travel options from Bloomington to Fairbury with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fairbury

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Ashland, The Willa Cather Foundation, Pioneer Village, Baker's Candies, Roca Berry Farm
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Pioneer Village ©
Pioneer Village