9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
2
Cleveland
— 2 nights
3
Detroit
— 2 nights
4
Kansas City
— 1 night
5
Chicago
— 2 nights

1
night
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stop by Mount Washington and then examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Point State Park, see where the action happens at PNC Park, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Pittsburgh Glass Center, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pittsburgh day trip planning app.

Washington DC to Pittsburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in August; daily highs in Pittsburgh reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

2
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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 3rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Main Street Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lakeview Park. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market, explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then stroll through Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cleveland journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Cleveland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Cleveland, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Detroit.

Things to do in Cleveland

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lakeview Park, Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach, Main Street Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
West Side Market ©
West Side Market
Lakeview Park ©
Lakeview Park

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village, thentest your team's savvy at Decode Ann Arbor, and then explore the activities along Island Lake State Recreation Area. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, thenhead outdoors with Miami Beach, and finally look for gifts at Polish Art Center.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Detroit online visit planner.

You can drive from Cleveland to Detroit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Detroit, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dearborn, Polish Art Center, Decode Ann Arbor, Island Lake State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Decode Ann Arbor ©
Decode Ann Arbor
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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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 7th (Wed): look for gifts at Power and Light District, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Bury the Hatchet, and finally get your game on at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kansas City trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Detroit to Kansas City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Kansas City. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Detroit in August; daily highs in Kansas City reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Kansas City

Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Bury the Hatchet, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Highlights from your plan
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Room Escape Games
Bury the Hatchet ©
Bury the Hatchet

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nights
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 8th (Thu): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see where the action happens at Wrigley Field, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, thenwalk around Millennium Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Chicago online trip maker.

You can fly from Kansas City to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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