10 days in Middletown, Bloomington & Springfield Itinerary

10 days in Middletown, Bloomington & Springfield Itinerary

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10 days in Middletown, Bloomington & Springfield Itinerary

Start: Dayton
Drive:  45​min
1
Middletown
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Bloomington
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Springfield
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
End: Dayton

3
nights
Middletown

Middletown ©
Middletown is a city located in Butler and Warren counties in the southwestern part of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Jungle Jim's International Market (in Fairfield), Dayton (Carillon Historical Park, National Museum of the US Air Force, & more) and Kings Island (in Mason). There's much more to do: get your game on at Miami Valley Gaming, look for all kinds of wild species at Cincinnati Nature Center, try your luck at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, and appreciate the history behind Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Middletown road trip planner.

Dayton to Middletown is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Middletown are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in Middletown

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Dayton, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park, Cincinnati Nature Center, Miami Valley Gaming
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Kings Island ©
Kings Island
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

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nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Step out of Bloomington with an excursion to Extreme Sandbox in Hastings--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of America, get your game on at The Escape Game, admire the natural beauty at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, and explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bloomington day trip site .

Explore your travel options from Middletown to Bloomington with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Middletown to Bloomington is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Middletown in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bloomington: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Bloomington

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Minneapolis, Extreme Sandbox, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. Take a break from Springfield with a short trip to Ha Ha Tonka State Park in Camdenton, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Fantastic Caverns, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the waterfront views at Sequiota Park, and examine the collection at NRA National Sporting Arms Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Springfield driving holiday planner .

Fly from Bloomington to Springfield in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Bloomington in October, expect Springfield to be a bit warmer, temps between 72°F and 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ha Ha Tonka State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Caverns ©
Fantastic Caverns
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World ©
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
NRA National Sporting Arms Museum ©
NRA National Sporting Arms Museum

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