8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Gatineau
Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Lake Ozark
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Logan
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Lakeport
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Gatineau

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night
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 18th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium and then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chicago road trip planning website .

Gatineau, Canada to Chicago is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gatineau in August: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lake Ozark.

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

1
night
Lake Ozark

Lake Ozark ©
Lake Ozark is a city in Camden and Miller counties in the U.S. On the 20th (Tue), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, sample the fine beverages at Ozark Distillery and Brewery, and then stop by Grandma's Candy Kitchen.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lake Ozark trip planner.

Drive from Chicago to Lake Ozark in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Lake Ozark

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trip

Ozark Distillery and Brewery
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Ozark Distillery and Brewery ©
Ozark Distillery and Brewery
Grandma's Candy Kitchen ©
Grandma's Candy Kitchen

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night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nashville day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lake Ozark to Nashville takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nightlife Fun & Games
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The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 22nd (Thu), try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, and then see the interesting displays at Lucky Cat Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cincinnati journey planner.

Drive from Nashville to Cincinnati in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Nashville to Cincinnati, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nashville in August, with highs in Cincinnati at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Logan.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino
Lucky Cat Museum ©
Lucky Cat Museum

1
night
Logan

Logan is a city in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. On the 23rd (Fri), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, look for all kinds of wild species at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve, and then Head underground at Ash Cave.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Logan trip website .

You can drive from Cincinnati to Logan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Lakeport.

Things to do in Logan

Parks Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockbridge
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Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave

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Lakeport

Lakeport ©
Burtchville Township is a civil township of St. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): play a few rounds at Solitude Links Golf Course & Banquet Center and then admire the majestic nature at Lakeport State Park.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lakeport visit planner.

Getting from Logan to Lakeport by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lakeport

Outdoors Golf Nature

Side Trip

Solitude Links Golf Course & Banquet Center
Highlights from your plan
Lakeport State Park ©
Lakeport State Park

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