14 days in Midwest Itinerary

14 days in Midwest Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 30 min
5
Logan
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Dayton
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 8th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, make a trip to Cloud Gate, then walk around Millennium Park, then snap pictures at Michigan Avenue Bridge, and finally take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chicago online trip maker.

New Delhi, India to Chicago is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Chicago. In September, Chicago is little chillier than New Delhi - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

2
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Thu), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine, look for gifts at Goodtyme Photo, then hike along Presidential Trail, then stroll through Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area. On your second day here, examine the collection at National Presidential Wax Museum and then find something for the whole family at Rushmore Tramway Adventures.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Keystone online itinerary planner.

Fly from Chicago to Keystone in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chicago to Keystone, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chicago in September, with highs in Keystone at 25°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake and then make a splash at Silver Dollar City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Runaway Mountain Coaster & Flyaway Ziplines at Branson Mountain Adventure Park, get engrossed in the history at Titanic Museum, then test your team's savvy at Escape Code, and finally browse the different shops at Branson Landing.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Branson trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Branson takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Keystone to Branson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Branson is somewhat warmer than Keystone - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Escape Code ©
Escape Code
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Venture out of the city with trips to Springfield (Lincoln Home National Historic Site & Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum). There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, walk around Forest Park, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Branson to Saint Louis by combination of car and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Logan.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Springfield
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo

1
night
Logan

Logan is a city in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, don't miss a visit to Rockhouse, then Head underground at Ash Cave, and finally get your game on at Hocking Hills Laser Tag.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Logan road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Saint Louis to Logan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis to Logan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in September, things will get a bit cooler in Logan: highs are around 30°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dayton.

Things to do in Logan

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Zipline
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Zipline
Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave
Rockhouse ©
Rockhouse

1
night
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
On the 19th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park, examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, and then head outdoors with Dayton Dragons Baseball.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dayton online visit planner.

You can drive from Logan to Dayton in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Dayton sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dayton

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

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