15 days in Midwest Itinerary

15 days in Midwest Itinerary

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Cleveland
— 2 nights
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Rockbridge
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 1 night
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Saint Louis
— 3 nights
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Branson
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cleveland: Burnham Orchards (in Berlin Heights), Cedar Point (in Sandusky) and Common Ground Canopy Tours (in Oberlin). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, hunt for treasures at West Side Market, stroll around Rocky River Reservation, and try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cleveland day trip planner.

New York City to Cleveland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Cleveland hover around 65°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rockbridge.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Water Park
Cedar Point
4.2
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Specialty Museum
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
4.4

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Rockbridge

Rockbridge is an unincorporated community in eastern Good Hope Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Old Man's Cave, then don't miss a visit to Rockhouse, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rockbridge online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Rockbridge takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Cleveland in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rockbridge, with lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Rockbridge

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Zipline
5.0
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Landmark
Rockhouse
4.8
Cave
Old Man's Cave
4.8

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Nashville is a town in Washington Township, Brown County, Indiana, United States. On the 8th (Fri), trot along with Schooner Valley Stables, contemplate the long history of Brown County Pioneer Museum and Old Log Jail, and then see eXplore Brown County.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville journey planner.

Getting from Rockbridge to Nashville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In October in Nashville, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Nashville

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Horseback Riding Tour
Schooner Valley Stables
4.9
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Off-Road Tour
eXplore Brown County
4.7

3
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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.
Saint Louis is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get thoroughly spooked out with STL Haunted History, walk around Forest Park, see the interesting displays at City Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis Xavier Church.

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You can drive from Nashville to Saint Louis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Nashville to Saint Louis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Saint Louis is somewhat warmer than Nashville - with highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Ghost / Vampire Tour
STL Haunted History
5.0
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Observation Deck
The Gateway Arch
4.5

3
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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.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 12th (Tue) at Silver Dollar City. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, whizz through the canopy at Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, and go all around town with VIP Tours of Branson.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Branson trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Branson takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. October in Branson sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks · Tours · Wineries · 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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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: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago online travel planner.

You can fly from Branson to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. When traveling from Branson in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Chicago, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
Must see
Millennium Park
4.8

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