Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Springfield to St. Louis. If you're planning a road trip to St. Louis, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Springfield and St. Louis. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Springfield and St. Louis. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
10:00 am start in Springfield
drive for about 55 minutes
10:55 am Lebanon (Missouri)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:55 am
drive for about 42 minutes
12:37 pm Fort Leonard Wood
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:37 pm
drive for about 46 minutes
2:23 pm Rolla
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:23 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
4:58 pm Six Flags St. Louis
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:58 pm
drive for about 35 minutes
6:33 pm Forest Park
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 7:33 pm
drive for about 11 minutes
driving ≈ 4.5 hours
Your starting point is Springfield, Missouri.
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Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Your final destination is Saint Louis, Missouri.
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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 St. Louis.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch, which was mentioned 3 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Pappy's Smokehouse, which was mentioned 8 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
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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!
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 Springfield well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Springfield!