58 days in United States Itinerary

58 days in United States Itinerary

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Moline
— 5 nights
2
Effingham
— 4 nights
3
Mount Vernon
— 2 nights
4
Rockford
— 5 nights
5
Chicago
— 6 nights
6
Naperville
— 4 nights
7
Peoria
— 3 nights
8
Bloomington
— 4 nights
9
Quincy
— 4 nights
10
Champaign
— 4 nights
11
Decatur
— 2 nights
12
Springfield
— 5 nights
13
Marion
— 4 nights
14
Carbondale
— 3 nights

5
nights
Moline

Moline ©
Moline is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum and Figge Art Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Ulysses S. Grant Home and Brucemore. Change things up with these side-trips from Moline: Galena (Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., Spas, &more). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Iowa 80, World's Largest Truck Stop, see the interesting displays at Buffalo Bill Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside Cemetery, and get all the information you need at Iowa 80 Trucking Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Moline journey planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Moline is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in June; daily highs in Moline reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Effingham.

Things to do in Moline

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Galena, Walcott, Jumer's Casino Rock Island, Brucemore, Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:
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Riverside Cemetery ©
Riverside Cemetery
Ulysses S. Grant Home ©
Ulysses S. Grant Home

4
nights
Effingham

Effingham ©
Effingham is the largest city in, and the county seat of, Effingham County, Illinois, United States. Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and National Blues Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Saint Louis Art Museum and Missouri History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Effingham: Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (in Collinsville) and Saint Louis (Old Courthouse & Grant’s Farm). There's more to do: do a tasting at Tuscan Hills Winery and get some fabulous bargains at Hodgson Mill.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Effingham itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Moline to Effingham in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In June in Effingham, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mount Vernon.

Things to do in Effingham

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Saint Louis, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site ©
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Saint Louis Art Museum ©
Saint Louis Art Museum

2
nights
Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon ©
Mount Vernon known as "The King City" is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Illinois, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, thentake in the pleasant sights at Jefferson County Historical Village, and then see the interesting displays at Hall of Honor & Military Museum. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at South Marcum campground.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mount Vernon trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Effingham to Mount Vernon in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mount Vernon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Rockford.

Things to do in Mount Vernon

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

South Marcum campground
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
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Cedarhurst Center for the Arts ©
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts
South Marcum campground ©
South Marcum campground
Jefferson County Historical Village ©
Jefferson County Historical Village

5
nights
Rockford

Rockford
Rockford is the third largest city in the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Cave of the Mounds and Geneva Lake Shore Path. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Mustard Museum and Historical Auto Attractions. Explore Rockford's surroundings by going to Wollersheim Winery & Distillery (in Prairie du Sac), Historic Steppingstone (in Lake Geneva) and Bavaria Sausage Kitchen (in Fitchburg). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Chazen Museum of Art, admire the natural beauty at Anderson Japanese Gardens, have fun and explore at Discovery Center Museum, and stroll through Rotary Botanical Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rockford driving holiday website.

Getting from Mount Vernon to Rockford by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Rockford

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Lake Geneva, Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, Bavaria Sausage Kitchen, Rotary Botanical Gardens, National Mustard Museum
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 17:
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Cave of the Mounds
Cave of the Mounds
Wollersheim Winery & Distillery ©
Wollersheim Winery & Distillery
National Mustard Museum ©
National Mustard Museum

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chicago Riverwalk and Chicago Cultural Center. Let the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Oriental Institute Museum capture your imagination. 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: take in nature's colorful creations at Garfield Park Conservatory, visit The Loop, admire the striking features of Holy Name Cathedral, and take a stroll through Lincoln Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Getting from Rockford to Chicago by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In June, daytime highs in Chicago are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Naperville.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Baha'i House of Worship
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 23:
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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. Head to Chicago Premium Outlets and St. Charles History Museum and The Curious Fox Giftfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Matthiessen State Park and Starved Rock State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Volo Auto Museum (in Volo), Norwegian Settlers Memorial (in Sheridan) and Woodfield Mall (in Schaumburg). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk Lot, steep yourself in history at Cantigny Park, and brush up on your military savvy at First Division Museum at Cantigny.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Naperville trip maker app.

Drive from Chicago to Naperville in 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 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Peoria.

Things to do in Naperville

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Utica, Wheaton, Volo Auto Museum, Norwegian Settlers Memorial, St. Charles History Museum and The Curious Fox Gift
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
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Riverwalk Lot ©
Riverwalk Lot
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park

3
nights
Peoria

Peoria ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Caterpillar Visitors Center and Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences. Get a sense of the local culture at Wheels O' Time Museum and Kickapoo Creek Winery. When in Peoria, make a side trip to see Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, approximately Lewistown away.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Peoria road trip website.

Getting from Naperville to Peoria by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Peoria, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bloomington.

Things to do in Peoria

Museums Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Dickson Mounds Museum, Wildlife Prairie Park, Kickapoo Creek Winery, Wheels O' Time Museum
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
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Caterpillar Visitors Center ©
Caterpillar Visitors Center
Dickson Mounds Museum ©
Dickson Mounds Museum
Wildlife Prairie Park ©
Wildlife Prairie Park

4
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Evergreen Memorial Cemetery and Funks Grove Church & Chapel in the Trees. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum and Prairie Aviation Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Bloomington side-trips: Pontiac (Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum, Livingston County War Museum, &more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at McLean County Museum of History, admire the landmark architecture of Atlanta Public Library, contemplate the long history of David Davis Mansion State Historic Site, and trek along Constitution Trail.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bloomington using our trip planner.

Getting from Peoria to Bloomington by car takes about an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Quincy.

Things to do in Bloomington

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pontiac, Funks Grove Church & Chapel in the Trees, Atlanta Public Library
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:
Highlights from your plan
IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum ©
Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum ©
Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum
Livingston County War Museum ©
Livingston County War Museum

4
nights
Quincy

Quincy ©
Quincy, known as Illinois's "Gem City," is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Illinois, United States, located on the Mississippi River. Visiting Mark Twain Cave and Cameron Cave and Lovers Leap will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Historic Nauvoo. Get out of town with these interesting Quincy side-trips: Hannibal (Rockcliffe Mansion & Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse) and Brigham Young Home (in Nauvoo). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Quincy Museum, get engrossed in the history at Gardner Museum, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and stop by Boyer's Western Wear.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Quincy itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bloomington to Quincy takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Champaign.

Things to do in Quincy

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hannibal, Nauvoo
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
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Rockcliffe Mansion ©
Rockcliffe Mansion
Historic Nauvoo ©
Historic Nauvoo
Mark Twain Boyhood Home ©
Mark Twain Boyhood Home

4
nights
Champaign

Champaign ©
Champaign is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. Get outdoors at Turkey Run State Park and Boneyard Creek Trail. Museum-lovers will appreciate Larry Kanfer Photography and Linden Depot Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Champaign: The Vault Art Gallery (in Tuscola), Candles Holocaust Museum (in Terre Haute) and Ernie Pyle World War II Museum (in Dana). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Krannert Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of Champaign County History Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Idea Garden.

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

Drive from Quincy to Champaign in 3.5 hours. July in Champaign sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Decatur.

Things to do in Champaign

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

The Vault Art Gallery, Turkey Run State Park, Candles Holocaust Museum, Ernie Pyle World War II Museum, Idea Garden
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
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Larry Kanfer Photography ©
Larry Kanfer Photography
Turkey Run State Park ©
Turkey Run State Park
Linden Depot Museum ©
Linden Depot Museum

2
nights
Decatur

Decatur ©
Decatur is the largest city and the county seat of Macon County in the U.S. On the 13th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Sand Creek Conservation Area and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Shelbyville. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum and then see the interesting displays at Hieronymus Mueller Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Decatur online attractions planner.

Drive from Champaign to Decatur in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Decatur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Decatur

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Lake Shelbyville
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
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Lake Shelbyville ©
Lake Shelbyville
Hieronymus Mueller Museum ©
Hieronymus Mueller Museum
Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum ©
Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum

5
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Dana-Thomas House and Camp Butler National Cemetery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old State Capitol and Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Take a break from Springfield with a short trip to Lincolns New Salem State Park in Petersburg, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Illinois State Museum, browse the exhibits of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

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

You can drive from Decatur to Springfield in an hour. In July in Springfield, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Marion.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lincolns New Salem State Park, Sugar Creek Covered Bridge
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 19:
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Old State Capitol ©
Old State Capitol
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Lincolns New Salem State Park ©
Lincolns New Salem State Park

4
nights
Marion

Marion ©
Marion is a city in and the county seat of Williamson County, Illinois, United States. You'll explore and learn at The National Quilt Museum and Paducah Distilled Spirits. Paducah Riverwalk and Purple Toad Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Marion's surroundings by going to Mound City National Cemetery (in Mound City), Garden of the Gods (in Harrisburg) and Little Grand Canyon (in Herod). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, take a peaceful walk through Shawnee National Forest, and head outdoors with Rent One Park.

Planning Marion trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Springfield to Marion in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Marion are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Carbondale.

Things to do in Marion

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paducah, Mound City National Cemetery, Garden of the Gods, Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, Shawnee National Forest
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
The National Quilt Museum ©
The National Quilt Museum
Purple Toad Winery ©
Purple Toad Winery

3
nights
Carbondale

Carbondale ©
Carbondale is a city in Jackson County, Illinois, United States, within the Southern Illinois region informally known as "Little Egypt." The city developed from 1853 because of the stimulation of railroad construction into the area. Let the collections at Popeye Museum and The Science Center Of Southern Illinois capture your imagination. Rustle Hill Winery and Bollinger Mill State Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Giant City State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Little Grassy Fish Hatchery, and do a tasting at Owl Creek Vineyard.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Carbondale tour planner.

Carbondale is just a short distance from Marion. In July, daily temperatures in Carbondale can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carbondale

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Cobden, Makanda, Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, Popeye Museum
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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Giant City State Park ©
Giant City State Park
Bollinger Mill State Historic Site ©
Bollinger Mill State Historic Site
Owl Creek Vineyard ©
Owl Creek Vineyard

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