5 days in Midwest Itinerary

5 days in Midwest Itinerary

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5 days in Midwest Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Rockbridge
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  7 h
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
End: Cincinnati

1
day
Rockbridge

Rockbridge is an unincorporated community in eastern Good Hope Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Rockbridge trip maker app .

Cincinnati to Rockbridge is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In November in Rockbridge, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Rockbridge

Tours Adventure Parks
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Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Art Institute of Chicago and The Magnificent Mile. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Fourth Presbyterian Church. The adventure continues: try to win big at Horseshoe Hammond, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, and walk around Millennium Park.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Rockbridge to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rockbridge to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Chicago are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, Horseshoe Hammond
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at City Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Missouri Botanical Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Chicago to Saint Louis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in November: highs in Saint Louis hover around 56°F, while lows dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
City Museum ©
City Museum
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

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