7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly:  4​h
1
Milwaukee
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Kansas City
— 1 night
End: Kansas City

1
night
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Fox Brook Park. On the next day, kick back and relax at Bradford Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve.

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Kansas City to Milwaukee is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Kansas City in July, things will get a bit cooler in Milwaukee: highs are around 80°F and lows about 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve, Fox Brook Park
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Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve ©
Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve
Fox Brook Park ©
Fox Brook Park

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, then see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Chicago road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Milwaukee to Chicago in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Chicago are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): meet the residents at Saint Louis Zoo and then identify plant and animal life at Sachs Butterfly House. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, then steep yourself in history at The Gateway Arch, and finally see the interesting displays at City Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saint Louis day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Chicago, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Saint Louis, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
City Museum ©
City Museum
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo

1
night
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take an in-depth tour of National World War I Museum and Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and finally look for gifts at Kansas City River Market.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip builder website .

Getting from Saint Louis to Kansas City by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Room Escape Games

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