10 days in Midwest Itinerary

10 days in Midwest Itinerary

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Fly
1
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Fish Creek
— 1 night
Drive
3
Galena
— 1 night
Fly
4
Branson
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly

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Milwaukee

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Michigan and Lakefront Brewery. There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Milwaukee County Zoo, sample the tasty concoctions at Miller Brewery Tour, sample the fine beverages at Great Lakes Distillery, and contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee travel route planner.

New York City to Milwaukee is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Milwaukee is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in November, expect Milwaukee to be a bit cooler, temps between 48°F and 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
night
Fish Creek

Fish Creek is an unincorporated community located in Door County, Wisconsin, United States, within the town of Gibraltar and is located on Highway 42 along Green Bay.HistoryThe first settler of Fish Creek was Increase Claflin and his family circa 1844, but the village founder is considered to be entrepreneur Asa Thorp. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Cana Island Lighthouse and then admire the majestic nature at Peninsula State Park.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fish Creek driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Fish Creek in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Milwaukee in November, with highs in Fish Creek at 42°F and lows at 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Galena.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

1
night
Galena

Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. On the 20th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Fenelon Place Elevator Co., then contemplate the long history of Ulysses S. Grant Home, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co..

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Galena online vacation planner.

You can drive from Fish Creek to Galena in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Galena are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Galena

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

4
nights
Branson

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Runaway Mountain Coaster and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. Step out of Branson to go to Lampe and see Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see human ingenuity at work at Table Rock Dam, browse the different shops at Tanger Outlets Branson, stop by Dick's Oldtime 5 & 10, and get great views at 165 Scenic Overlook.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Branson travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Galena to Branson in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Galena in November, expect Branson to be a bit warmer, temps between 58°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

1
night
Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Saint Louis Art Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis online day trip planner.

You can drive from Branson to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites · Museums