16 days in Midwest Itinerary

16 days in Midwest Itinerary

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Route & dates

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South Bend
— 1 night
2
Mackinaw City
— 2 nights
3
Peshtigo
— Few hours
4
Green Bay
— 2 nights
5
Wausau
— Few hours
6
Bloomington
— 3 nights
7
Bismarck
— 2 nights
8
Keystone
— 2 nights
9
Kearney
— 1 night
10
Columbia
— 1 night

1
night
South Bend

South Bend ©
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at River Lights Plaza.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the South Bend day trip website.

Bowling Green to South Bend is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bowling Green to South Bend is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bowling Green in June: high temperatures in South Bend hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in South Bend

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes ©
Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes
Studebaker National Museum ©
Studebaker National Museum

2
nights
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mackinaw City route maker app.

You can drive from South Bend to Mackinaw City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from South Bend in June; daily highs in Mackinaw City reach °F and lows reach °F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Peshtigo.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Thorne Swift Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Mackinaw Bridge Museum ©
Mackinaw Bridge Museum
Thorne Swift Nature Preserve ©
Thorne Swift Nature Preserve
Great Lake Light House Keepers ©
Great Lake Light House Keepers

few
hours
Peshtigo

Peshtigo ©
Peshtigo is a city in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. On the 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at Peshtigo Fire Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Peshtigo trip planner.

You can drive from Mackinaw City to Peshtigo in 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mackinaw City to Peshtigo is minus 1 hour. In July in Peshtigo, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Green Bay.

Things to do in Peshtigo

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Peshtigo Fire Museum ©
Peshtigo Fire Museum

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nights
Green Bay

Green Bay ©
Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Walk of Legends as well as Lambeau Field.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Green Bay road trip planning tool.

Getting from Peshtigo to Green Bay by car takes about an hour. In July, daytime highs in Green Bay are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Wausau.

Things to do in Green Bay

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lambeau Field ©
Lambeau Field

few
hours
Wausau

Wausau
Wausau is a city in and the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Wausau day trip website.

Traveling by car from Green Bay to Wausau takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Wausau can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off to Bloomington.

Things to do in Wausau

Parks Outdoors Museums

3
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Mall of America has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Historic Fort Snelling.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bloomington trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Wausau to Bloomington takes 3 hours. Traveling from Wausau in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Bloomington, with lows around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bismarck.

Things to do in Bloomington

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historic Fort Snelling
Highlights from your plan
Historic Fort Snelling ©
Historic Fort Snelling
Mall of America ©
Mall of America

2
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. You've now added Lewis and Clark Riverboat to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, thenget interesting insight from Lewis and Clark Riverboat, and then ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bismarck day trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Bloomington to Bismarck with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bismarck when traveling from Bloomington in July, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building
Lewis and Clark Riverboat ©
Lewis and Clark Riverboat

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.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, thenlearn more about the world around you at Native American Educational and Cultural Center, and then stop by Goodtyme Photo. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Keystone trip planner.

Getting from Bismarck to Keystone by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bismarck to Keystone due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bismarck in July, with highs in Keystone at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, Native American Educational and Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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night
Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kearney trip builder site.

You can drive from Keystone to Kearney in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Kearney. Traveling from Keystone in July, things will get a bit warmer in Kearney: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Trails & Rails Museum ©
Trails & Rails Museum

1
night
Columbia

Columbia
Columbia is a city in the U.S. To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Columbia trip planning site.

Getting from Kearney to Columbia by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Columbia can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Columbia

Outdoors Parks Wineries

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