4 days in Midwest Itinerary

4 days in Midwest Itinerary

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4 days in Midwest Itinerary

Start: Paducah
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
1
Spring Green
— Few hours
+4
taxi + Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  7​h 30​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  10​h 45​min
3
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Paducah

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Spring Green

Spring Green ©
Spring Green is a village in Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the galleries of House on the Rock and then admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Spring Green road trip planning website .

Paducah to Spring Green is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Paducah in November; daily highs in Spring Green reach 47°F and lows reach 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Spring Green

Museums
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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 4th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Mackinac.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mackinac Island tour builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and ferry from Spring Green to Mackinac Island in 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Spring Green in November, expect nights in Mackinac Island to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are slightly colder, around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Museums
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Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): learn about all things military at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Adams House, then stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake and then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rapid City attractions planner .

Getting from Mackinac Island to Rapid City by combination of ferry, bus, taxi, and flight takes about 11 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Mackinac Island in November, expect nights in Rapid City to be about the same, around 28°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Deadwood, Custer
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Adams House ©
Adams House
South Dakota Air and Space Museum ©
South Dakota Air and Space Museum
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery

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