8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Stevens Point
Drive:  4 h
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Chicago
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h
2
Toledo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Cleveland
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Buffalo
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Niagara Falls
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
6
Syracuse
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Harrisburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
9
Cleveland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Bowling Green
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 15 min
11
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
End: Stevens Point

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakefront Trail, and then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary site.

Stevens Point to Chicago is an approximately 4- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Stevens Point in August, expect Chicago to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Toledo.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Lake Michigan
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Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Buckingham Fountain ©
Buckingham Fountain

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Toledo

Toledo
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Toledo trip planning site.

Fly from Chicago to Toledo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Toledo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Toledo are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. On the 12th (Wed), you're off to Cleveland.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Nightlife Museums

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at James A. Garfield Monument and then see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cleveland tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Cleveland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Buffalo.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
James A. Garfield Monument ©
James A. Garfield Monument

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Buffalo

Buffalo
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Buffalo trip planner.

You can take a bus from Cleveland to Buffalo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cleveland in August, Buffalo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 62°F. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 13th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, get a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls attractions planner.

Niagara Falls is very close to Buffalo. In August, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

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Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): meet the residents at Rosamond Gifford Zoo.

Find out how to plan Syracuse trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Syracuse in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Syracuse, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Rosamond Gifford Zoo ©
Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Harrisburg

Harrisburg
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Harrisburg vacation maker app.

Getting from Syracuse to Harrisburg by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Harrisburg can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Parks Shopping Museums

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 15th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Harrisburg to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and subway. Traveling from Harrisburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 71°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Cleveland.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

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Cleveland

Cleveland
To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cleveland day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to Cleveland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cleveland: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 67°F at night. You will leave for Bowling Green on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Museums Nightlife

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Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a city in and the county seat of Wood County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Simpson Garden Park, then see the interesting displays at Snook's Dream Cars, and then see the sky in a new way at BGSU Planetarium.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bowling Green day trip planning tool.

Getting from Cleveland to Bowling Green by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Bowling Green, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Snook's Dream Cars ©
Snook's Dream Cars
Simpson Garden Park ©
Simpson Garden Park
BGSU Planetarium ©
BGSU Planetarium

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Chicago

Chicago ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For where to stay and tourist information, read Chicago trip maker app.

You can drive from Bowling Green to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bowling Green to Chicago. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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