10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Detroit
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Toledo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Cleveland
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Buffalo

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Michigan and The Escape Game Chicago. Step out of Chicago with an excursion to Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, examine the collection at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, admire the natural beauty at Garfield Park Conservatory, and don't miss a visit to Chicago Skyline.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago sightseeing planning app .

Buffalo to Chicago is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buffalo to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Buffalo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 45°F to lows of 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Lake Michigan, Chicago Botanic Garden
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
The Escape Game Chicago ©
The Escape Game Chicago

2
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then sample the fine beverages at Great Lakes Distillery, then contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Hill. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (The Domes), learn more about the world around you at Milwaukee Public Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Josaphat, then admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Milwaukee trip planner .

Traveling by train from Chicago to Milwaukee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Milwaukee are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Holy Hill
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Basilica of St. Josaphat ©
Basilica of St. Josaphat
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee Public Museum ©
Milwaukee Public Museum

2
nights
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.
On the 25th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, identify plant and animal life at Matthaei Botanical Gardens, then partake in some friendly competition at Decode Ann Arbor, then explore the engaging exhibits at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, and finally examine the collection at Greenfield Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of The Guardian Building, see the interesting displays at Detroit Historical Museum, admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, then contemplate the long history of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, then contemplate the long history of Motown Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Sweetest Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Detroit travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from Milwaukee to Detroit in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, daytime highs in Detroit are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Ann Arbor, Greenfield Village
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Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum ©
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Detroit Historical Museum ©
Detroit Historical Museum

1
night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at Snook's Dream Cars, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Toledo Zoo, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Great Lakes, then see the interesting displays at Imagination Station, and finally admire the masterpieces at Toledo Museum of Art.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Toledo tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Detroit to Toledo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in March, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Toledo

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Snook's Dream Cars
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Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
Imagination Station ©
Imagination Station
National Museum of the Great Lakes ©
National Museum of the Great Lakes

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery, browse the exhibits of A Christmas Story House, then take in nature's colorful creations at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, and finally walk around Rocky River Reservation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at James A. Garfield Monument, appreciate the history behind Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, take in nature's colorful creations at Cleveland Botanical Garden, then learn more about the world around you at Cleveland Museum of Natural History, then pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Heinen's Downtown.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cleveland online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Toledo to Cleveland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens ©
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Lake View Cemetery ©
Lake View Cemetery
Rocky River Reservation ©
Rocky River Reservation

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