10 days in Midwest Itinerary

10 days in Midwest Itinerary

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Drive
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Fish Creek
— 1 day
Drive
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Munising
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Custer
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Branson
— 4 nights
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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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): do a tasting at Lautenbach's Orchard Country and then immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park.

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Chicago to Fish Creek is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in November; daily highs in Fish Creek reach 42°F and lows reach 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Parks · Nature · Wineries

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Munising

Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock and then stroll around Presque Isle Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

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Traveling by car from Fish Creek to Munising takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Custer

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Visiting Presidential Trail and Needles Eye Tunnel will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wind Cave National Park and Iron Mountain Road. Step out of Custer with an excursion to Elk Mountain Nature Trail in Wind Cave National Park--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Elk Peak, learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery, and explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

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Traveling by flight from Munising to Custer takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Munising to Custer is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Munising in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 23°F in Custer. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Branson.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

4
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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.
Get outdoors at National Tiger Sanctuary and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. Step off the beaten path and head to Lost Canyon Nature Trail and Cave and Lost Canyon Nature Trail - Top of the Rock. Step out of Branson with an excursion to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park in Lampe--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Runaway Mountain Coaster, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, browse the different shops at Branson Landing, and explore the fascinating underground world of Talking Rocks Cavern.

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You can fly from Custer to Branson in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer to Branson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Custer in November, expect Branson to be somewhat warmer, temps between 58°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips