15 days in Midwest Itinerary

15 days in Midwest Itinerary

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15 days in Midwest Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Ontonagon
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Hart
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Spring Green
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Mason City
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: London

1
night
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Bond Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Porcupine Mountains State Park, explore the activities along Lake of the Clouds, and then get to know the fascinating history of Main Overlook.

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London, UK to Ontonagon is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Ontonagon are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Hart.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature Parks Trails
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Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park

1
day
Hart

Hart ©
Hart is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Little Sable Point Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Silver Lake State Park, and then do a tasting at The Fox Barn Winery.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hart vacation website .

Getting from Ontonagon to Hart by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Hart

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

The Fox Barn Winery, Little Sable Point Lighthouse
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Little Sable Point Lighthouse ©
Little Sable Point Lighthouse
The Fox Barn Winery ©
The Fox Barn Winery

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 26th (Mon): kick back and relax at Bender Park Waterfront, then enjoy the sand and surf at Virmond Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Atwater Park & Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Simmons Island Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach Park.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Milwaukee journey planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hart to Milwaukee takes 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Hart to Milwaukee is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Hart in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Milwaukee, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Spring Green.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Atwater Park & Beach, North Beach Park, Bender Park Waterfront, Simmons Island Beach, Virmond Park
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North Beach Park ©
North Beach Park
Virmond Park ©
Virmond Park

1
night
Spring Green

Spring Green ©
Spring Green is a village in Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stop by The Shoe Box, then admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center, and then admire the striking features of House on the Rock.

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Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Spring Green takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Spring Green are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mason City.

Things to do in Spring Green

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

The Shoe Box
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The House on the Rock ©
The House on the Rock
The Shoe Box ©
The Shoe Box

2
nights
Mason City

Mason City ©
Mason City is a city in and the county seat of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, then contemplate the long history of Meredith Willson Boyhood Home, then see the interesting displays at Music Man Square, and finally admire the striking features of Historic Park Inn Hotel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Rock Crest - Rock Glen Historical District, then steep yourself in history at Stockman House Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Floyd County Historical Society Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little Brown Church in the Vale.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mason City online journey maker .

Drive from Spring Green to Mason City in 4 hours. August in Mason City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Mason City

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

LIttle Brown Church in the Vale, Floyd County Historical Society Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stockman House Museum ©
Stockman House Museum
Historic Park Inn Hotel ©
Historic Park Inn Hotel

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, then have some family-friendly fun at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis, then take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of St. Charles Historic District, then contemplate the long history of The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park, then examine the collection at City Museum, and finally look for gifts at Ted Drew's Frozen Custard.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Saint Louis travel site .

Explore your travel options from Mason City to Saint Louis with the Route module. Traveling from Mason City in August, expect Saint Louis to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St. Charles Historic District, The Historic Daniel Boone Home at Lindenwood Park
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
City Museum ©
City Museum

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park. Change things up with a short trip to Rosewood Beach in Highland Park (about 38 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago day trip site .

You can fly from Saint Louis to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis in September, expect nights in Chicago to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Rosewood Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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