13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Columbus
— 3 nights
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Saint Louis
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Detroit
— 3 nights

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Columbus

Columbus ©

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Step off the beaten path and head to Jungle Jim's International Market and German Village. Get some cultural insight at Carillon Historical Park and Columbus Museum of Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbus: Grandpa's Cheesebarn (in Ashland) and Warther Museum (in Dover). It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Short North Arts District and take in nature's colorful creations at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Columbus trip app.

Washington DC to Columbus is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: high temperatures in Columbus hover around 49°F and lows are around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Must see
Warther Museum
4.8
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Historic Site
Carillon Historical Park
4.8

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Do your shopping at The White Hare and Hermann's Attic Antique Mall. Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Missouri Civil War Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Hermann (Adam Puchta Winery, Stone Hill Winery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Saint Louis Art Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Charles Historic District, contemplate the long history of Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, and take an in-depth tour of Missouri History Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip planner.

Getting from Columbus to Saint Louis by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Columbus to Saint Louis is minus 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

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Winery / Vineyard
Stone Hill Winery
4.3
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Winery / Vineyard
Adam Puchta Winery
4.2

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Art Institute of Chicago and Baha'i House of Worship. Head to The Magnificent Mile and Lincoln Parkfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Arlington Park (in Arlington Heights) and Cantigny Park (in Wheaton). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Garfield Park Conservatory, don't miss a visit to Michigan Avenue Bridge, and take a stroll through The Loop.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Saint Louis in March; daily highs in Chicago reach 45°F and lows reach 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

Side Trips

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Military Museum
Cantigny Park
4.8
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Religious Site
Baha'i House of Worship
4.8

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Detroit

Detroit ©

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Detroit Institute of Arts and Toledo Museum of Art. Kerrytown and Greenfield Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Maumee Bay State Park (in Oregon), Silver Bells Christmas Shoppe (in Dundee) and Ciolinos (in Temperance). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Somerset Collection, take an in-depth tour of Detroit Historical Museum, and steep yourself in history at Motown Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Detroit itinerary planner.

Fly from Chicago to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Detroit, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in March, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Shopping · Nature · Beaches

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Specialty Museum
Greenfield Village
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Art Museum
Toledo Museum of Art
4.8

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