5 days in Midwest Itinerary

5 days in Midwest Itinerary

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5 days in Midwest Itinerary

Start: Moline
Drive:  3​h
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Moline

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary planner .

Moline to Chicago is an approximately 3-hour car ride. May in Chicago sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

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
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, meet the residents at Saint Louis Zoo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at City Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, and then get your game on at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis.

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Traveling by flight from Chicago to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Chicago in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Saint Louis: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo

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