8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Cleveland
— 2 nights
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Detroit
— 2 nights
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Dayton
— 2 nights
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Indianapolis
— 1 night

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©

Forest City

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.
Take a break from Cleveland with a short trip to Cedar Point in Sandusky, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino, walk around The Mall, and hunt for treasures at West Side Market.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cleveland travel itinerary planner.

Chicago to Cleveland is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Cleveland due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Detroit.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

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Cedar Point
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Detroit

Detroit ©

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 19th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Guardian Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Detroit RiverFront, then browse the exhibits of Motown Museum, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally head outdoors with Dequindre Cut.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Detroit tour planning site.

You can drive from Cleveland to Detroit in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Specialty Museum
The Henry Ford
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Specialty Museum
Greenfield Village
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Dayton

Dayton ©

Gem City

Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Carillon Historical Park, then head outdoors with Dayton Dragons Baseball, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, and finally look for gifts at Esther Price Fine Chocolates. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Dayton National Cemetery, then have some family-friendly fun at Miami Valley Gaming, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antiques Village.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dayton day trip site.

Getting from Detroit to Dayton by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In August in Dayton, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Dayton

Shopping · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

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Entertainment Center
Miami Valley Gaming
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Historic Site
Carillon Historical Park
4.8

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Indianapolis

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally enjoy some diversion at Lucas Oil Stadium.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Indianapolis trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Dayton to Indianapolis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Indianapolis are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Fun & Games · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
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Children’s Museum
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
4.7

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