3 days in Midwest Itinerary

3 days in Midwest Itinerary

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3 days in Midwest Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Chicago

1
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 15th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, explore and take pictures at Millennium Park, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chicago route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Chicago. In February, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 36°F, while at night they dip to 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, then explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing. On the next day, ponder the design of Dancing Water Fountain, then look for all kinds of wild species at National Tiger Sanctuary, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Branson trip planning app .

You can fly from Chicago to Branson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In February, Branson is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 49°F and lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Springfield, Table Rock Lake, National Tiger Sanctuary
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Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Branson Landing ©
Branson Landing

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