Springfield is the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois, and is best-known as the adopted hometown of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, who lived here for nearly 24 years before going to Washington D.C. and the White House. Many of Springfield`s sights are points of interest associated with Lincoln, such as the tomb where his family is interred, his presidential library and museum, and the house the Lincolns lived in before they went to Washington. Other sights in Springfield include the Illinois State Museum, the Dana Thomas House, the Illinois State Military Museum, and the Illinois State Fair Museum.
Explore iconic Route 66 on a long ride from east to west, venturing through Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas - with nearly endless opportunities to experience culture, excitement, and beauty. Combine Chicago (set on beautiful Lake Michigan the city is well regarded for interesting architecture - like the Sears Tower - and its cultural highlights from museums to theaters and more), Springfield, Illinois (home of President Abraham Lincoln as well as his Presidential Library), St. Louis (whose beautiful and famous Gateway Arch welcomes visitors to this city on the Mississippi River), Springfield, Missouri (an Ozark city with lots of Route 66 history), Tulsa (Oklahoma`s vibrant second-largest city, with a sizable arts scene), Oklahoma City (the capital of Oklahoma and home to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and the Oklahoma City Memorial) and finally Amarillo (nicknamed `The Yellow Rose of Texas`, boasts a great food scene, historic districts, and easy access to Palo Duro Canyon). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
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Springfield Airport - Table Rock Lake: 1 hr. 10 mins. approx.
Table Rock Lake - Bentonville: 2 hrs. approx.
Bentonville - Fort Smith: 1 hr. 25 mins. approx.
Springfield–Des Moines: 5 hr 6 min approx.
Des Moines–Omaha: 2 hrs approx.
Omaha– Grand Island: 2 hrs 15 mins approx.
Grand Island– Scottsbluff-Chimney Rock: 4hrs 53 mins approx.
Scottsbluff-Chimney Rock– Casper: 2 hr 47 mins approx.
Casper- Point of Rocks: 3 hr. 2 mins. approx.
Point of Rocks- Salt Lake City: 3 hrs 12 mins. approx.
Bloomington, IL Airport - Springfield, IL: 1 hr. 20 mins. approx.
Springfield, IL - Des Moines, IA: 5 hrs. 10 mins. approx.
Des Moines, IA - Omaha, NE: 2 hrs. approx.
Omaha, NE - Grand Island, NE: 2 hrs. 20 mins. approx.
Grand Island, NE - North Platte, NE: 2 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
North Platte, NE - Cheyenne, WY: 3 hrs. 20 mins. approx.
Cheyenne, WY - Point of Rocks, WY: 3 hrs. 25 mins. approx.
Point of Rocks, WY - Salt Lake City, UT: 3 hrs. 15 mins. approx.