10 days in Midwest Itinerary

10 days in Midwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Midwest attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Fishers
— 1 day
Fly
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Kansas City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Branson
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly
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Cleveland
— 1 night
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Fishers

— 1 day
Fishers is a city in Fall Creek and Delaware townships, Hamilton County, Indiana, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co., then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sun King Tap Room & Small-Batch Brewery, and then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Room Fishers.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fishers trip maker tool.

Midland to Fishers is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In November, daytime highs in Fishers are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to fly to Kansas City.

Things to do in Fishers

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kansas City

— 2 nights

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): do a tasting at Pirtle Winery, then sample the fine beverages at Holladay Distillery, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Boulevard Brewing Company. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and then test your problem-solving skills at Breakout KC Escape Rooms.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Fishers to Kansas City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fishers in November, Kansas City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Branson

— 2 nights

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): cool off at Silver Dollar City. Keep things going the next day: get great views at College of the Ozarks, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, and finally get in on the family fun at Runaway Mountain Coaster.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Branson trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Branson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Branson are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Branson to Chicago takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Branson in December: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 38°F and lows are around 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Cleveland.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cleveland

— 1 night

Forest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino, then see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cleveland route planner.

Getting from Chicago to Cleveland by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Cleveland, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in December, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos