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Chicago to Springfield (Illinois) drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Chicago to Springfield (Illinois)

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Chicago to Springfield (Illinois) in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Springfield (Illinois), you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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10:00 am  start in Chicago
drive for about 42 minutes

10:42 am  Romeoville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:42 am
drive for about 41 minutes

12:23 pm  Morris
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:23 pm
drive for about 47 minutes

2:10 pm  Pontiac
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:10 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

3:56 pm  Bloomington (Illinois)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:56 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

6:13 pm  Oak Ridge Cemetery
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:13 pm
drive for about 6 minutes

7:19 pm  arrive in Springfield (Illinois)
eat at Obed & Isaac's Microbrewery
stay at Mansion View Inn

driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

    hotels around Romeoville:
        Comfort Inn Romeoville
        Extended Stay America - Romeoville
        Country Inn & Suites Romeoville
        La Quinta Inn & Suites Bolingbrook
        Super 8 Romeoville / Bolingbrook / Chicago / I-55
        Hampton Inn & Suites Bolingbrook
        AmericInn Lodge & Suites Bolingbrook

    Kayak Morris Campground  (1 mention)
    Gebhard Woods State Park  (1 mention)
    hotels around Morris:
        Super 8 Motel Morris
        Holiday Inn Express & Suites Morris
        Quality Inn Morris
        Morris Comfort Inn
        Days Inn & Suites Morris

    Livingston County 4-H Campgrounds  (1 mention)
    Bayou Bluffs  (1 mention)
    hotels around Pontiac:
        Quality Inn Pontiac
        Comfort Inn Pontiac

Bloomington (Illinois)  (7 answers)
    hotels around Bloomington (Illinois):
        Days Inn Normal Bloomington (Illinois)
        America's Best Inns Bloomington (Illinois)
        Econo Lodge Bloomington (Illinois)
        La Quinta Inn Bloomington - Normal
        Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Bloomington
        Baymont Inn & Suites Bloomington/Normal
        Ramada Inn and Suites Bloomington
        Country Inn & Suites Bloomington Normal West
        Doubletree By Hilton Bloomington
    questions about Bloomington (Illinois):
        Best free things to do in Bloomington (Illinois)?
        Inexpensive things for 4
        Covid sensitive hotels

Oak Ridge Cemetery  (2 mentions)
    Illinois State Fairgrounds Campground  (1 mention)
    Riverside Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Oak Ridge Cemetery:
        Sammy's Sports Bar
        Maldaner's Restaurant
    hotels around Oak Ridge Cemetery:
        Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Springfield
        BEST WESTERN Clearlake Plaza
        The State House Inn - an Ascend Collection Hotel
        Hilton Hotel Springfield (Illinois)
        Mansion View Inn

Where's the best place to stay in Springfield (Illinois)?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Springfield (Illinois).

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Mansion View Inn.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Where's the best place to eat in Springfield (Illinois)?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Obed & Isaac's Microbrewery.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Sammy's Sports Bar  (1 mention)
Maldaner's Restaurant  (1 mention)

What are some things to do in Springfield (Illinois)?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on AllStays:

Riverside Park  (1 mention)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Springfield (Illinois). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  JAMES from Glen Ellyn asked:
Lincoln museum hours  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Springfield (Illinois).

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Springfield (Illinois) to Chicago drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Chicago? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Chicago.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Chicago to Springfield (Illinois). Or get a full Chicago to Springfield (Illinois) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Chicago well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Chicago!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 200 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 5 minutes
328 Chicago travel answers
1 Pontiac travel answer
7 Bloomington (Illinois) travel answers
10 Springfield (Illinois) travel answers


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