5 days in Bloomington, Saint Louis & Heber Springs Itinerary

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Bloomington
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Saint Louis
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Heber Springs
— 4 nights
Drive to Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field, Fly to Madison

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Bloomington

Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. Discover how to plan a Bloomington trip in just a few steps with Klarna Trips's itinerary builder.

Madison to Bloomington is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In October, daily temperatures in Bloomington can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. You'll set off for Saint Louis on the 16th (Sun).
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Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): experience rural life at Grant’s Farm and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Saint Louis trip planner.

Drive from Bloomington to Saint Louis in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bloomington in October: highs in Saint Louis hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Heber Springs.
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Heber Springs — 4 nights

Heber Springs is a city in Cleburne County, Arkansas, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Mountain View (The Old Mill, Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, &more), Blanchard Springs Caverns (in Fifty Six) and Fairfield Bay Marina (in Fairfield Bay). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Bud Lady Fishing Guide Service, explore the activities along Greers Ferry Lake, snap pictures at Natural Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Heber Springs trip maker website.

Getting from Saint Louis to Heber Springs by car takes about 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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