13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Milwaukee
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Green Bay
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Hastings
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Duluth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Iron River
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
8
Dubuque
— 1 day
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Manchester

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hours
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Chicago fast, fun, and easy.

Manchester, UK to Chicago is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in September, with highs in Chicago at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can take a train to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

1
night
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Atwater Park & Beach, and then explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee online trip builder .

Take a train from Chicago to Milwaukee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Milwaukee are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Atwater Park & Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lakefront Brewery ©
Lakefront Brewery
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum

3
nights
Green Bay

Green Bay ©
Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Von Stiehl Winery and Cana Island Lighthouse. Visiting Ledge View Nature Center and Peninsula State Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Green Bay: Sturgeon Bay (Door County Maritime Museum & Cave Point County Park), Heckrodt Wetland Reserve (in Menasha) and Off The Wheel Pottery (in Egg Harbor).

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Green Bay trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Milwaukee to Green Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Milwaukee in September, Green Bay is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay, Peninsula State Park, Von Stiehl Winery, Off The Wheel Pottery, Ledge View Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Von Stiehl Winery ©
Von Stiehl Winery
Door County Maritime Museum ©
Door County Maritime Museum
Cana Island Lighthouse ©
Cana Island Lighthouse

1
night
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, kick back and relax at Round Lake Park and Beach, and then trek along Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Minneapolis road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Green Bay to Minneapolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Minneapolis can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Hastings.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Round Lake Park and Beach, Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve ©
Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve
Round Lake Park and Beach ©
Round Lake Park and Beach
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

1
night
Hastings

Hastings ©
Hastings is a city in Dakota and Washington counties, in the U.S. On the 21st (Fri), experience rural life at Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center, then learn about winemaking at Cannon River Winery, and then hike along Cannon Valley Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hastings day trip planner.

Getting from Minneapolis to Hastings by car takes about an hour. In September in Hastings, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Hastings

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Cannon Falls
Highlights from your plan
Cannon River Winery ©
Cannon River Winery

2
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, explore the landscape on two wheels at Gooseberry Falls State Park, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Art in the Alley. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Congdon Park, then steep yourself in history at Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate, then don't miss a visit to Canal Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Duluth sightseeing planner .

Getting from Hastings to Duluth by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Hastings in September, expect nights in Duluth to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Iron River.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gooseberry Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Congdon Park ©
Congdon Park
Art in the Alley ©
Art in the Alley

2
nights
Iron River

Iron River ©
Iron River is a town in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): tee off at Apostle Highlands Golf Course and then identify plant and animal life at Houghton Falls Nature Preserve. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Bayfield Apple Co. and then admire the majestic nature at Big Bay State Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Iron River trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Duluth to Iron River takes an hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Duluth in September since evenings lows in Iron River dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Dubuque.

Things to do in Iron River

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bayfield, Big Bay State Park, Houghton Falls Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Houghton Falls Nature Preserve ©
Houghton Falls Nature Preserve
Big Bay State Park ©
Big Bay State Park
Apostle Highlands Golf Course ©
Apostle Highlands Golf Course

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day
Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, then sample the fine beverages at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., then contemplate the long history of Ulysses S. Grant Home, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Horseshoe Mound.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dubuque trip builder .

Traveling by car from Iron River to Dubuque takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Iron River in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Dubuque, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubuque

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Galena
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Mound ©
Horseshoe Mound
Ulysses S. Grant Home ©
Ulysses S. Grant Home
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.

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