14 days in Midwest Itinerary

14 days in Midwest Itinerary

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14 days in Midwest Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Keystone
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Saint Paul
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Empire
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Hart
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Logan
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Chicago
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
8
Munising
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  12​h
End: London

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Keystone trip builder site .

London, UK to Keystone is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Keystone is minus 7 hours. In June, daytime highs in Keystone are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saint Paul.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

1
night
Saint Paul

Saint Paul ©
The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
On the 27th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Springbrook Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Kordiak County Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Crosby Farm Regional Park, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Spring Lake Park Reserve, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Belwin Conservancy.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Saint Paul trip planner .

You can fly from Keystone to Saint Paul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Saint Paul. Traveling from Keystone in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Saint Paul, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Empire.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Springbrook Nature Center, Kordiak County Park, The Belwin Conservancy, Spring Lake Park Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Springbrook Nature Center ©
Springbrook Nature Center
Spring Lake Park Reserve ©
Spring Lake Park Reserve
Crosby Farm Regional Park ©
Crosby Farm Regional Park

1
night
Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): hike along Empire Bluff Trail, then get to know the fascinating history of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Michigan Beach Park.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Empire online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Saint Paul to Empire takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Paul to Empire is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Saint Paul in June: high temperatures in Empire hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hart.

Things to do in Empire

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©

2
nights
Hart

Hart ©
Hart is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stroll through First Street Beach, then stroll through Fifth Avenue Beach, and then walk around Stearns Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pere Marquette Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hart trip planner .

Drive from Empire to Hart in 2 hours. June in Hart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Logan.

Things to do in Hart

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Manistee, Stearns Park, Pere Marquette Park
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue Beach ©
Fifth Avenue Beach

1
night
Logan

Logan is a city in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): Head underground at Old Man's Cave, Head underground at Ash Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Logan day trip tool .

You can drive from Hart to Logan in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hart in June, expect Logan to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Logan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockbridge
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Whihala Beach, then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Rosewood Beach, then get curious at Field Museum, then walk around Millennium Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Logan to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Logan to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Chicago sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Whihala Beach, Rosewood Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hike along Riveredge Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve, then stroll around Virmond Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Atwater Park & Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Bartel's Beach and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Fox Brook Park.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Milwaukee vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Chicago to Milwaukee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Milwaukee are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Atwater Park & Beach, Bartel's Beach, Riveredge Nature Center, Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve, Virmond Park
Highlights from your plan
Fox Brook Park ©
Fox Brook Park
Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve ©
Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve
Riveredge Nature Center ©
Riveredge Nature Center

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 6th (Mon), kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, then identify plant and animal life at Seney National Wildlife Refuge, and then take a peaceful walk through Hiawatha National Forest.

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You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Milwaukee to Munising in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Milwaukee to Munising is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Milwaukee in July, with highs in Munising at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Seney National Wildlife Refuge ©
Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

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