10 days in Midwest Itinerary

10 days in Midwest Itinerary

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10 days in Midwest Itinerary

Oklahoma City
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Oklahoma City

3
days
Saint Louis

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Family-friendly places like Saint Louis Zoo and City Museum will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Gateway Arch, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, tour the pleasant surroundings at Missouri Botanical Garden, and identify plant and animal life at Sachs Butterfly House.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis travel itinerary planner.

Oklahoma City to Saint Louis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in March, you will find days in Saint Louis are a bit cooler (57°F), and nights are about the same (37°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum
Sachs Butterfly House

4
days
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago and Wrigley Field. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and see the interesting displays at The Field Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chicago travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Saint Louis in March, things will get little chillier in Chicago: highs are around 48°F and lows about 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago
Shedd Aquarium

3
days
Branson

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Silver Dollar City and National Tiger Sanctuary. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at College of the Ozarks, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Branson itinerary maker.

You can fly from Chicago to Branson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in March, with highs in Branson at 60°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

National Tiger Sanctuary, Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
National Tiger Sanctuary
Silver Dollar City

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