19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 5 nights
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Milwaukee
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Birmingham Hill (in West Chester). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at Expedition Escape! - Escape Room, deepen your understanding at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center, get into the urban bustle at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Philadelphia tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Philadelphia. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in December, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Expedition Escape! - Escape Room ©
Expedition Escape! - Escape Room

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Escape the Room Chicago / Oak Brook in Oak Brook (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Philadelphia to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in December, with highs in Chicago at 38°F and lows at 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milwaukee: Lake Geneva (Lake Geneva Clue Room--Escape Room & Geneva Lake Distilling + Studio Winery), Rotary Botanical Gardens (in Janesville) and Holy Hill (in Hubertus). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Josaphat, admire the striking features of Hindu Temple of Wisconsin, take an in-depth tour of Mitchell Gallery of Flight, and examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum.

To plan Milwaukee vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Chicago to Milwaukee in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in Milwaukee, expect temperatures between 35°F during the day and 23°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rotary Botanical Gardens ©
Rotary Botanical Gardens
Basilica of St. Josaphat ©
Basilica of St. Josaphat
Pabst Mansion ©
Pabst Mansion

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elephant Back Mountain, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, identify plant and animal life at Old Gardiner Road, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beaver Ponds Loop Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Milwaukee to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Milwaukee to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Milwaukee in December, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 23°F by day to 3°F at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Bridge Bay Marina ©
Bridge Bay Marina

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