16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— Few hours
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Rockbridge
— 2 nights
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Indianapolis
— 1 night
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
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Duluth
— 2 nights
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Ontonagon
— 1 night
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Munising
— 2 nights
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Hart
— 1 night
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Empire
— 2 nights

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, then snap pictures at Benjamin Franklin Bridge, and then look for gifts at Shane Confectionery.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Philadelphia. In August, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rockbridge.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Shane Confectionery ©
Shane Confectionery
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church ©
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Benjamin Franklin Bridge ©
Benjamin Franklin Bridge

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Rockbridge

Rockbridge ©
Rockbridge is an unincorporated community in eastern Good Hope Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States. On the 3rd (Mon), hunt for treasures at Hocking Hills Market, get outside with Jet Pack Water Adventure, identify plant and animal life at Rock Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at John Glenn Astronomy Park, and finally hike along Whispering Cave Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rockbridge trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Philadelphia to Rockbridge in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rockbridge, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Rockbridge

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Rock Bridge ©
Rock Bridge
John Glenn Astronomy Park ©
John Glenn Astronomy Park
Whispering Cave Trail ©
Whispering Cave Trail

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, stop by Indiana State Fairgrounds, then identify plant and animal life at Holliday Park, and finally hike along Indianapolis Cultural Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Indianapolis trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Rockbridge to Indianapolis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
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Indiana State Fairgrounds ©
Indiana State Fairgrounds
Holliday Park ©
Holliday Park
Indianapolis Cultural Trail ©
Indianapolis Cultural Trail

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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.
On the 5th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Picasso Statue, examine the collection at Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank, then pause for some photo ops at Calder’s Flamingo, and finally don't miss a visit to Chagall's Four Seasons. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Oak Street Beach, take in the pleasant sights at The 606, then explore the world behind art at National Museum of Mexican Art, then examine the collection at American Writers Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Ohio Street Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Chicago, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches
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Oak Street Beach ©
Oak Street Beach
American Writers Museum ©
American Writers Museum
Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank ©
Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank

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Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells ©

Waterpark Capital of the World

Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
You've now added Bigfoot Zipline to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): visit Capones Old Time Pic. Studio, look for gifts at Swiss Maid Fudge, then kick your exploration up a notch at Bigfoot Zipline, then join the crowd at Big Chief Go Karts, and finally identify plant and animal life at International Crane Foundation.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Wisconsin Dells online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Chicago in August since evenings lows in Wisconsin Dells dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Duluth.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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International Crane Foundation ©
International Crane Foundation
Big Chief Go Karts ©
Big Chief Go Karts
Capones Old Time Pic. Studio ©
Capones Old Time Pic. Studio

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Duluth

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Art in the Alley, examine the collection at The Duluth Depot, take an in-depth tour of Tom's Historic Logging Camp, stop by Great Lakes Candy Kitchen, then stroll through Brighton Beach Park, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Congdon Park. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Park Point Nature Trail, identify plant and animal life at Western Waterfront Trail, then walk around Chester Park, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Duluth trip tool.

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Duluth in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Wisconsin Dells in August: highs in Duluth hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Congdon Park ©
Congdon Park
Brighton Beach Park ©
Brighton Beach Park

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Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stroll through Porcupine Mountains Ski Area, then visit a coastal fixture at Ontonagon Lighthouse, and then hike along Lake Superior Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ontonagon road trip planning site.

You can drive from Duluth to Ontonagon in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Duluth to Ontonagon. August in Ontonagon sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Porcupine Mountains Ski Area ©
Porcupine Mountains Ski Area
Ontonagon Lighthouse ©
Ontonagon Lighthouse

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kids will enjoy Chapel Rock and Beach and Grand Island. Step out of the city life by going to Tannery Falls and Spray Falls. There's lots more to do: stroll through Miner's Beach, look for gifts at Open Wings Pottery & Gallery, admire the sheer force of Alger Falls, and ski along the peaceful trails at Valley Spur.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Munising vacation planner.

You can drive from Ontonagon to Munising in 3 hours. In August in Munising, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Hart.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Tannery Falls ©
Tannery Falls
Chapel Rock and Beach ©
Chapel Rock and Beach
Alger Falls ©
Alger Falls

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Hart

Hart ©
Hart is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore by horseback at Rainbow Ranch is now Stony Lake Stables, then experience rural life at Cherry Point Farm and Market, then play a few rounds at Golden Sands Golf Course, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hart attractions tool.

Drive from Munising to Hart in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August in Hart, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Empire.

Things to do in Hart

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

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Rainbow Ranch is now Stony Lake Stables ©
Rainbow Ranch is now Stony Lake Stables
Cherry Point Farm and Market ©
Cherry Point Farm and Market

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Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Glen Haven Historical Village, visit a coastal fixture at South Manitou Island Lighthouse, then stop by The Cottage Book Shop, then kick back and relax at Lake Michigan Beach Park, and finally hike along Platte Plains Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve, then get a taste of the local shopping with Ellie Harold Art Studio & Gallery, and finally hike along Empire Bluff Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Empire trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Hart to Empire in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Empire

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Platte Plains Trail ©
Platte Plains Trail
South Manitou Island Lighthouse ©
South Manitou Island Lighthouse
Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts ©

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