9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Cleveland
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Milwaukee
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
South Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Alexandria

1
night
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.
You've added Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Greater Cleveland Aquarium, A Christmas Story House, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 4th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and then explore and take pictures at Progressive Field.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cleveland trip itinerary maker website .

Alexandria to Cleveland is an approximately 3-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Alexandria in August, you will find days in Cleveland are a bit cooler (80°F), and nights are about the same (67°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Greater Cleveland Aquarium ©
Greater Cleveland Aquarium
Progressive Field ©
Progressive Field

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adler Planetarium, The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and other attractions you added. On the 6th (Mon), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium and then stroll through Lincoln Park Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Adler Planetarium and then see the interesting displays at The Field Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Chicago visit planner.

Fly from Cleveland to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cleveland to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

Childrens Museums Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

3
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Milwaukee is known for museums, breweries, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Milwaukee County Zoo and explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Milwaukee day trip planner .

Take a train from Chicago to Milwaukee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Milwaukee sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 64°F at night. On the 10th (Fri), you're off toSouth Bend.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Milwaukee County Zoo ©
Milwaukee County Zoo
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum

1
night
South Bend

South Bend ©
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Notre Dame, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sacred Heart, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our South Bend tour itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Milwaukee to South Bend in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milwaukee to South Bend. In August, daily temperatures in South Bend can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in South Bend

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes ©
Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
University of Notre Dame ©
University of Notre Dame

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