9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Middle Brook
— 1 night
2
Des Moines
— 1 night
3
Utica
— 1 night
4
Chesterton
— 1 night
5
Glen Arbor
— 1 night
6
Akron
— 1 night
7
Logan
— 1 night
8
Nashville
— 1 night

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Middle Brook

Middle Brook ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Arcadia Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Silver Mines Recreation Area, and then browse for treasures at Old Village Mercantile.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Middle Brook road trip site.

Louisville to Middle Brook is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Middle Brook due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Middle Brook can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Middle Brook

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Arcadia Valley, Silver Mines Recreation Area, 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): stroll through Saylorville Trail, grab your bike and head to Clive Greenbelt Trail, and then take a peaceful walk through Walnut Woods State Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Des Moines trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Middle Brook to Des Moines by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In November, daytime highs in Des Moines are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Utica.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Walnut Woods State Park
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Saylorville Trail ©
Saylorville Trail
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. On the 5th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Westclox Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Matthiessen State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Starved Rock State Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Utica trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Des Moines to Utica in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi. 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

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Westclox Museum
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Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Matthiessen State Park ©
Matthiessen State Park
LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum ©

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Chesterton

Chesterton ©
Chesterton is a town in Westchester, Jackson and Liberty townships of Porter County, in the U.S. On the 6th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Resurrection, hike along Cowles Bog, then immerse yourself in nature at Indiana Dunes State Park, then do a tasting at Running Vines Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Butler Winery.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chesterton trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Utica to Chesterton takes 2 hours. In November in Chesterton, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Glen Arbor.

Things to do in Chesterton

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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

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Glen Arbor

Glen Arbor ©
Glen Arbor Township is a civil township of Leelanau County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of D.H. Day Campground and then trek along Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Glen Arbor travel planning app.

You can drive from Chesterton to Glen Arbor in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Chesterton to Glen Arbor, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Glen Arbor can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Akron.

Things to do in Glen Arbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Brandywine Falls, then identify plant and animal life at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, then head outdoors with Canal Park, and finally look for gifts at The Peanut Shoppe.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Akron route builder.

Drive from Glen Arbor to Akron in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Glen Arbor in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Akron: temperatures range from 51°F by day to 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car 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
Canal Park ©
Canal Park
Brandywine Falls ©
Brandywine Falls

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Logan

Logan
Logan is a city in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): hike along Gorge Overlook Trail, trek along Cedar Falls Hiking Trail, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ash Cave, and finally get your game on at Hocking Hills Laser Tag.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Logan visit planner.

Getting from Akron to Logan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Logan

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Falls Hiking Trail
Cedar Falls Hiking Trail
Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave
Gorge Overlook Trail
Gorge Overlook Trail

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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): take a peaceful walk through Yellowwood State Forest, stroll around Brown County State Park, then look for gifts at Chateau Thomas Winery, then contemplate the long history of Brown County Pioneer Museum and Old Log Jail, and finally hike along Salt Creek Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nashville day trip planning site.

Drive from Logan to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Logan in November; daily highs in Nashville reach 44°F and lows reach 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Yellowwood State Forest ©
Yellowwood State Forest
Chateau Thomas Winery ©
Chateau Thomas Winery
Brown County State Park ©
Brown County State Park

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