19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
1
Minneapolis
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Baltimore
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

9
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Get out of town with these interesting Minneapolis side-trips: Minnesota's Largest Candy Store (in Jordan), Extreme Sandbox (in Hastings) and Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (in Chanhassen). Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Valleyfair. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game, contemplate the waterfront views at Chain of Lakes, have fun at CHS Field, and explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Minneapolis. In June, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Bloomington, Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Minnesota's Largest Candy Store, Minnesota Zoo
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The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Extreme Sandbox ©
Extreme Sandbox
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, then don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and finally see where the action happens at Wrigley Field. On the next day, make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Baltimore.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

3
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and then catch a live event at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Baltimore tour planning app .

Fly from Chicago to Baltimore in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Baltimore, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Chicago in June since evenings lows in Baltimore dip to 69°F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Washington DC
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
You've now added St. Louis Fun Trolley Tours to your itinerary. On the 29th (Sat), look for gifts at Ted Drew's Frozen Custard. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, walk around Forest Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park, and finally get around town with St. Louis Fun Trolley Tours.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saint Louis road trip planner.

Getting from Baltimore to Saint Louis by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Baltimore to Saint Louis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Busch Stadium ©
Busch Stadium

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