Springfield, Illinois

Take a trip to Springfield with 500 Tours!

500 Tours Sample Itinerary

The following is a SAMPLE itinerary for a trip to Springfield, IL. Please note that this is not the itinerary you or your child will necessarily be following on your trip. You will receive your custom itinerary from the teacher and/or tour director for your trip.

3 Day / 2 Night Tour by Coach

Day 1

7:00 a.m. - Depart School
11:00 a.m. - Bring sack lunch and beverage for lunch
12:00 p.m. - Illinois State Museum - Spring and Edwards Street
3:00 p.m. - Illinois State Capital Tour - 2nd Street
4:00 p.m. - Old State Capital Tour - 6th and Adams Street
6:00 p.m. - Dinner: Luca Pizza - 2937 W. Iles
8:00 p.m. - Check into hotel (President Abraham Lincol Double Tree)
8:30 p.m. - Swimming at the Hotel
10:00 p.m. - Curfew: 500 Tours Security guard on duty

Day 2

7:30 a.m. - Breakfast: Full American at Hotel
8:45 a.m. - Depart hotel
9:00 a.m. - Lincoln National Historic Site - 8th and Jackson Streets
11:00 a.m. - Lincoln Depot Historical Site - 10th and Monroe
11:45 a.m. - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum - 6th between Madison/Wash.
12:00 p.m. - Lunch: Sub Shop at the Presidential Museum
3:30 p.m. - Lincoln-Herndon Law Office - 209 S. 6th & Adams
4:15 p.m. - Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site - Old Ridge Cemetary
6:00 p.m. - Dinner: Golden Corral - 1038 Lejune Drive
8:00 p.m. - Return to hotel
8:30 p.m. - Swim at Hotel
10:00 p.m. - Night Security comes on duty

Day 3

7:30 a.m. - Breakfast buffet at Hotel
9:00 a.m. - Depart (bags on bus)
10:30 a.m. - Henson-Robinson Zoo - 1100 E. Lake Shore Drive
12:00 p.m. - Lunch: Concession stand at the zoo
1:00 p.m. - Depart for Home
5:00 p.m. - Arrive home