14 days in Midwest Itinerary

14 days in Midwest Itinerary

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Cleveland
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Kansas City
— 2 nights
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Branson
— 2 nights
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©

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.
Cleveland is known for museums, casinos, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, pause for some photo ops at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and contemplate the long history of Wade Memorial Chapel.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cleveland trip itinerary builder.

New York City to Cleveland is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip

4
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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.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and make a trip to The Magnificent Mile.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chicago tour planning app.

You can drive from Cleveland to Chicago in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cleveland to Chicago. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
Must see
Millennium Park
4.8

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©

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.
On the 13th (Tue), admire the local landmark of KC Fountains, get your game on at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, then brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Kansas City Zoo, then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and then examine the collection at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kansas City tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Chicago to Kansas City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Fun & Games
Highlights from your trip
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.8

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Branson

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.
On the 15th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake and then find something for the whole family at Silver Dollar City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Code, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic Museum, then take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Branson trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Branson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in Branson, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Water Park
Silver Dollar City
4.3
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History Museum
Titanic Museum
4.5

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Saint Louis Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, then see the interesting displays at City Museum, and finally walk around Forest Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Branson to Saint Louis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Observation Deck
The Gateway Arch
4.5

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