A stop along the way in Bloomington, IL breaks up this 300-mile trip into two even segments and offers a chance for you to peruse the land of Abe Lincoln and Beer Nuts. Whether you’re a history buff, an architecture lover, or a thrill-seeker, this entertaining road trip will have you cheering "Meet me in St. Louis!"
Get ready to discover the ultimate one-day road trip from Chicago to St. Louis!
Driving time: 4 hours and 48 minutes
Suggested length of trip: 1 to 3 days
Chicago, IL to Bloomington, IL
To get to Bloomington, follow I-55 S and take the US-51 BUS exit.
Where to eat in Bloomington
What to do in Bloomington
Bloomington, IL to St. Louis, MO
Where to eat in St. Louis
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