9 days in Wisconsin Dells, Cleveland & Sandusky Itinerary

9 days in Wisconsin Dells, Cleveland & Sandusky Itinerary

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9 days in Wisconsin Dells, Cleveland & Sandusky Itinerary

Rapid City
+3
Fly + subway + bus + train:  7​h 30​min
Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Cleveland
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
Sandusky
— 2 nights
+3
train + foot + subway + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Rapid City

2
days
Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells ©
Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Witches Gulch, then look for gifts at Original Wisconsin Dells Fudge, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wisconsin Deer Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Wisconsin Dells tour itinerary planner.

Rapid City to Wisconsin Dells is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Rapid City in July: highs in Wisconsin Dells hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 61°F. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Baraboo
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International Crane Foundation ©
International Crane Foundation
Circus World ©
Circus World
H.H. Bennett Studio ©
H.H. Bennett Studio

3
days
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Let the collections at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Cleveland Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like West Side Market and USS Cod Submarine Memorial. Explore Cleveland's surroundings by going to Lehman's (in Dalton), Ashery Country Store (in Fredericksburg) and Heini's Cheese Chalet (in Millersburg). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Coblentz Chocolate Company, steep yourself in history at Wade Memorial Chapel, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery.

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Getting from Wisconsin Dells to Cleveland by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Wisconsin Dells in July since evenings lows in Cleveland dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Ashery Country Store, Coblentz Chocolate Company, Heini's Cheese Chalet, End of the Commons General Store, Lehman's
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Lake View Cemetery ©
Lake View Cemetery
Coblentz Chocolate Company ©
Coblentz Chocolate Company

2
days
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, then enjoy the sea views from Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve and then find something for the whole family at Cedar Point.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sandusky trip planner .

Traveling by train from Cleveland to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Sandusky, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandusky

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Marblehead, Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
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Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery ©

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