9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Drive:  5​h 45​min
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Middle Brook
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Des Moines
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Utica
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Chesterton
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Glen Arbor
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Akron
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Logan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Louisville

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Middle Brook

Middle Brook ©
On the 3rd (Sun), appreciate the views at Arcadia Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Silver Mines Recreation Area, and then browse for treasures at Old Village Mercantile.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Middle Brook road trip planning app .

Louisville to Middle Brook is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Middle Brook

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Silver Mines Recreation Area, Arcadia Valley, Old Village Mercantile
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Arcadia Valley ©
Arcadia Valley
Old Village Mercantile ©
Old Village Mercantile

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Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Saylorville Trail, work some fitness into your day at Clive Greenbelt Trail, and then take a peaceful walk through Walnut Woods State Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Des Moines trip planner .

You can drive from Middle Brook to Des Moines in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Utica.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Walnut Woods State Park
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Walnut Woods State Park ©
Walnut Woods State Park

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Utica

Utica ©
North Utica, often known as Utica, is a village in Utica Township, LaSalle County, Illinois. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Westclox Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Matthiessen State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Starved Rock State Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Utica trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Des Moines to Utica in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Utica can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Chesterton.

Things to do in Utica

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Westclox Museum
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Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Matthiessen State Park ©
Matthiessen State Park
Westclox Museum ©
Westclox Museum

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Chesterton

Chesterton ©
Chesterton is a town in Westchester, Jackson and Liberty townships of Porter County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): make a trip to Chapel of the Resurrection, hike along Cowles Bog, then admire the majestic nature at Indiana Dunes State Park, then learn about winemaking at Running Vines Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Butler Winery.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chesterton trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Utica to Chesterton in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Chesterton can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Glen Arbor.

Things to do in Chesterton

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trip

Chapel of the Resurrection
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Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog
Indiana Dunes State Park ©
Indiana Dunes State Park
Butler Winery ©
Butler Winery

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Glen Arbor

Glen Arbor ©
Glen Arbor Township is a civil township of Leelanau County in the U.S. On the 7th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at D.H. Day Campground and then stroll through Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Glen Arbor trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Chesterton to Glen Arbor takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chesterton to Glen Arbor due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in November, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Akron.

Things to do in Glen Arbor

Parks Nature Trails
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D.H. Day Campground ©
D.H. Day Campground

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Akron

Akron ©
Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Brandywine Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, then get outside with Canal Park, and finally stop by The Peanut Shoppe.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Akron online holiday maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glen Arbor to Akron. Traveling from Glen Arbor in November, expect nights in Akron to be about the same, around 34°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Logan.

Things to do in Akron

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Brandywine Falls
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F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm ©
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
Brandywine Falls ©
Brandywine Falls
Canal Park ©
Canal Park

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Logan

Logan ©
Logan is a city in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorge Overlook Trail, then trek along Cedar Falls Hiking Trail, then Head underground at Ash Cave, and finally get your game on at Hocking Hills Laser Tag.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Logan itinerary planner .

Getting from Akron to Logan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Logan

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave
Hocking Hills Laser Tag ©
Hocking Hills Laser Tag

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Nashville is a town in Washington Township, Brown County, Indiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Yellowwood State Forest, stroll around Brown County State Park, then look for gifts at Chateau Thomas Winery, then steep yourself in history at Brown County Pioneer Museum and Old Log Jail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Salt Creek Trail.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip maker tool .

You can drive from Logan to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Logan in November, things will get a bit cooler in Nashville: highs are around 44°F and lows about 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Shopping
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Yellowwood State Forest ©
Yellowwood State Forest
Brown County State Park ©
Brown County State Park
Chateau Thomas Winery ©
Chateau Thomas Winery

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