17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Milwaukee
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sister Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marquette
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sault Ste. Marie
— 2 nights
Drive
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Glen Arbor
— 2 nights
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Holland
— 2 nights
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Chicago — 3 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and get in on the family fun at Fox in a Box Chicago.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from London to Chicago, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Chicago at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Milwaukee.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Milwaukee — 3 nights

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Milwaukee County Zoo, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at MobCraft Beer. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Lynden Sculpture Garden, sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery, and then explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Chicago to Milwaukee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Milwaukee sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sister Bay.
Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Sister Bay — 2 nights

Sister Bay is a village in Door County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): look for gifts at Door County Creamery and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Death's Door Maritime Museum, do a tasting at Stone's Throw Winery, and then immerse yourself in nature at Peninsula State Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sister Bay sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Sister Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Milwaukee in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sister Bay, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marquette.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors
Side Trips

Marquette — 2 nights

Marquette is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Marquette County. On the 4th (Thu), stop by Downtown Marquette, walk around Lakenenland Sculpture Park, and then walk around Presque Isle Park.

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Traveling by car from Sister Bay to Marquette takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Marquette are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sault Ste. Marie.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Neighborhoods

Sault Ste. Marie — 2 nights

Sault Ste. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Tower of History, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Museum Ship Valley Camp, and then don't miss a visit to Soo Locks. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light and then examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sault Ste. Marie day trip planning website.

You can drive from Marquette to Sault Ste. Marie in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Glen Arbor.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip

Glen Arbor — 2 nights

Glen Arbor Township is a civil township of Leelanau County in the U.S. state of Michigan. On the 7th (Sun), cruise along Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and then trek along Empire Bluff Trail. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, hike along Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, and then look for gifts at Cherry Republic of Glen Arbor.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Glen Arbor sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Glen Arbor in 4 hours. In August in Glen Arbor, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Holland.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive
Side Trip

Holland — 2 nights

Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. Holland is known for parks, beaches, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Oval Beach, get in on the family fun at Nelis' Dutch Village, see the interesting displays at Holland Museum, and ski along the peaceful trails at Saugatuck Dunes State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Holland online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Glen Arbor to Holland in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Holland are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Winter Sports
Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Door County travel guide

4.4
Wineries & Vineyards · State Parks · Gift & Specialty Shops
Door County owes its status as a top Midwest vacation destination to its 480 km (300 mi) of shoreline along Lake Michigan. Coupled with five scenic state parks, 11 lighthouses, and 80 cultural venues, the natural scenery dominates here. The region hosts several museums, theaters, and art galleries. Art classes and workshops serve as big draws throughout the year, while live music and plays fill the entertainment schedule.