30 days in Kansas City, Chicago & Detroit Itinerary

30 days in Kansas City, Chicago & Detroit Itinerary

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Chicago
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Detroit
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Kansas City

Kansas City ©

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Explore Kansas City's surroundings by going to Korean War Veterans Memorial (in Overland Park), Boonville (Warm Springs Ranch & Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail) and Evel Knievel Museum (in Topeka). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, sample the fine beverages at Holladay Distillery, explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and get your game on at Bury the Hatchet.

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Detroit to Kansas City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Detroit to Kansas City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Detroit in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kansas City: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

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Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
Room Escape Games
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: South Bend (Washington Hall, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, laugh and play at Navy Pier, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and learn more about the world around you at Field Museum.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago road trip planner.

Getting from Kansas City to Chicago by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kansas City in November, plan for little chillier days in Chicago, with highs around 50°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park
Millennium Park

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Detroit

Detroit ©

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Explore Detroit's surroundings by going to East Lansing (Saper Galleries and Custom Framing & Michigan State University), Carl G. Fenner Nature Center (in Lansing) and BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League (in Novi). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at Decode Ann Arbor, examine the collection at Greenfield Village, explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and stop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Detroit trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Chicago to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Detroit due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Decode Ann Arbor ©
Decode Ann Arbor
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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