29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Doncaster
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  17 h
1
Springfield
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Golconda
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Bloomington
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Cincinnati
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Yellow Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Logan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Huron
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Toledo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
9
Petoskey
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Foot + Subway:  5 h 30 min
10
Chicago
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  13 h 45 min
End: Doncaster

3
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Get outdoors at Lincoln Memorial Garden and Sand Creek Conservation Area. Explore Springfield's surroundings by going to Bremer Sanctuary (in Hillsboro), Marcoot Jersey Creamery (in Greenville) and South Marcum campground (in Benton). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Prairie Park, and stroll around Rock Springs Conservation Area & Nature Center.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Springfield journey builder tool.

Doncaster, UK to Springfield is an approximately 16-hour combination of train, subway, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Doncaster to Springfield is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Doncaster in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Springfield, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Golconda.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Decatur, Bremer Sanctuary, Marcoot Jersey Creamery, Wildlife Prairie Park, South Marcum campground
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Bremer Sanctuary ©
Bremer Sanctuary

2
nights
Golconda

Golconda ©
Golconda is a city in and the county seat of Pope County, Illinois, United States, located along the Ohio River. On the 8th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Heron Pond-Little Black Slough Nature Preserve, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of the Gods. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Rim Rock Recreation Trail, take in breathtaking views at Little Grand Canyon, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Shawnee National Forest.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Golconda trip planner.

Drive from Springfield to Golconda in 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in Golconda

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Shawnee National Forest, Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, Little Grand Canyon, Heron Pond-Little Black Slough Nature Preserve, Garden of the Gods
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Rim Rock Recreation Trail ©
Rim Rock Recreation Trail
Shawnee National Forest ©
Shawnee National Forest

3
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Exotic Feline Rescue Center and Starve Hollow State Recreation Area. Do some cultural sightseeing at By Hand Gallery and Virgil I. Gus Grissom Memorial Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Raccoon Lake State Recreation Area (in Rockville), Stables At French Lick (in French Lick) and Hemlock Cliffs in Hoosier National Forest (in English). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Salt Creek Trail.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bloomington tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Golconda to Bloomington takes 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Golconda to Bloomington is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Raccoon Lake State Recreation Area, Salt Creek Trail, Stables At French Lick, Hemlock Cliffs in Hoosier National Forest, Starve Hollow State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Exotic Feline Rescue Center ©
Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Starve Hollow State Recreation Area ©
Starve Hollow State Recreation Area
Raccoon Lake State Recreation Area ©
Raccoon Lake State Recreation Area

3
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Step out of the city life by going to Cincinnati Nature Center and The Edge of Appalachia Preserve System. For shopping fun, head to Jungle Jim's International Market or Rookwood. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cincinnati: Red Wolf Sanctuary (in Rising Sun), Great Miami River Trail (in Montgomery) and Wolf creek habitat and rescue (in Brookville). There's more to do: stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and delve into the lush surroundings at Redbird Hollow Preserve.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati day trip website.

Drive from Bloomington to Cincinnati in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. April in Cincinnati sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yellow Springs.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Cincinnati Nature Center, Red Wolf Sanctuary, Great Miami River Trail, Wolf creek habitat and rescue, The Edge of Appalachia Preserve System
Highlights from your plan
Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Red Wolf Sanctuary ©
Red Wolf Sanctuary

3
nights
Yellow Springs

Yellow Springs ©
Yellow Springs is a village in Greene County, Ohio, United States. Get in touch with nature at Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve and Charleston Falls Preserve. Venture out of the city with trips to The Highlands Nature Sanctuary (in Bainbridge - Ross County), Fort Hill State Memorial (in Hillsboro) and Lawrence Woods State Nature Preserve (in Kenton). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force and identify plant and animal life at Cedar Bog State Nature Preserve.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yellow Springs travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cincinnati to Yellow Springs in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Logan.

Things to do in Yellow Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Charleston Falls Preserve, National Museum of the US Air Force, Cedar Bog State Nature Preserve, The Highlands Nature Sanctuary, Fort Hill State Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve ©
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Charleston Falls Preserve ©
Charleston Falls Preserve

2
nights
Logan

Logan is a city in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. On the 19th (Sun), Head underground at Old Man's Cave, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Ash Cave, get outside with Jet Pack Water Adventure, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Hockhocking Adena bikeway.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the Logan online trip builder.

Drive from Yellow Springs to Logan in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Huron.

Things to do in Logan

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Jet Pack Water Adventure, Hockhocking Adena bikeway
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve
Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave

3
nights
Huron

Huron ©
Huron is a city in Erie County, Ohio, United States. Visiting Osborn Recreation Area and Castalia Quarry Reserve will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Huron: Lakeview Park (in Lorain) and Resthaven Wildlife Area (in Castalia). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Old Woman Creek State Nature Preserve, admire the natural beauty at James H. McBride Arboretum, and look for gifts at Brummer's Chocolates.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Huron itinerary planner.

You can drive from Logan to Huron in 3 hours. Traveling from Logan in April, you will find days in Huron are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Huron

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Castalia, Brummer's Chocolates, Lakeview Park
Highlights from your plan
Back to the Wild ©
Back to the Wild
Lakeview Park ©
Lakeview Park
Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve ©
Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve

2
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, identify plant and animal life at Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, and then identify plant and animal life at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Silver Bells Christmas Shoppe, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Crosswinds Marsh, thenpick up some local products at Ciolinos, and finally steep yourself in history at The 577 Foundation.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Toledo visit planning app.

Drive from Huron to Toledo in 1.5 hours. April in Toledo sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Petoskey.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oak Harbor, Ciolinos, The 577 Foundation, Silver Bells Christmas Shoppe, Crosswinds Marsh
Highlights from your plan
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area ©
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area

2
nights
Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Avalanche Preserve Recreation Area, walk around Aspen Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tommy's Ski and Wake School. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Nancy Dagwell Campbell Park, identify plant and animal life at The Oden State Fish Hatchery, thenidentify plant and animal life at Thorne Swift Nature Preserve, and finally kick back and relax at Depot Beach.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Petoskey sightseeing website.

You can drive from Toledo to Petoskey in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toledo in April, with highs in Petoskey at 9°C and lows at -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Petoskey

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Aspen Park, Tommy's Ski and Wake School, Nancy Dagwell Campbell Park, Depot Beach, The Oden State Fish Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Aspen Park ©
Aspen Park
Thorne Swift Nature Preserve ©
Thorne Swift Nature Preserve

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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Head to The Magnificent Mile and Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Centerfor plenty of shopping. The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs), Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb) and Swallow Cliff Stairs (in Palos Park). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, explore the galleries of Chicago Cultural Center, stroll around Millennium Park, and appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chicago day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and subway from Petoskey to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Petoskey to Chicago. Traveling from Petoskey in April, expect Chicago to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Little Red Schoolhouse, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Whiskey Acres Distilling Co., Swallow Cliff Stairs, Kernel's Gourmet Popcorn & More
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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