15 days in Midwest, Baker & Gillette Itinerary

15 days in Midwest, Baker & Gillette Itinerary

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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
2
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
3
Fargo
— 2 nights
4
Baker
— 2 nights
5
Gillette
— 1 night
6
Custer
— 2 nights
7
Omaha
— 2 nights

2
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Harley-Davidson Museum and Riverwalk. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Atwater Park & Beach and North Beach Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, wander the streets of Historic Third Ward, steep yourself in history at North Point Water Tower, and admire the striking features of Basilica of St. Josaphat.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Milwaukee attractions planner.

Baltimore to Milwaukee is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Baltimore to Milwaukee due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Baltimore in August; daily highs in Milwaukee reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

North Beach Park, Atwater Park & Beach
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Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Basilica of St. Josaphat ©
Basilica of St. Josaphat

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nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): hike along Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve, wander the streets of Summit Avenue, thenexplore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and finally walk around Mill Ruins Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Mill City Museum, get your game on at The Escape Game, thenadmire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kordiak County Park.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Milwaukee to Minneapolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve, Kordiak County Park, Summit Avenue
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Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

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Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, thensee the interesting displays at Fargo Air Museum, thenget to know the resident critters at Red River Zoo, and finally contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fargo driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Fargo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, plan for little chillier nights in Fargo, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Baker.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moorhead, Bonanzaville
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County ©
Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum

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Baker

Baker ©
Baker is a city in and the county seat of Fallon County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Medicine Rocks State Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Baker trip planner.

Getting from Fargo to Baker by car takes about 6 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Baker are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Gillette.

Things to do in Baker

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Medicine Rocks State Park
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O'Fallon Historical Museum ©
O'Fallon Historical Museum
Medicine Rocks State Park ©
Medicine Rocks State Park

1
night
Gillette

Gillette ©
Gillette is a city in and the county seat of Campbell County, Wyoming, United States. For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gillette travel planner.

Getting from Baker to Gillette by car takes about 3.5 hours. August in Gillette sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Gillette

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Crook County Museum
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Rockpile Museum ©
Rockpile Museum
Crook County Museum ©
Crook County Museum
Gillette Brewing Company ©
Gillette Brewing Company

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 19th (Wed), explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, thendo a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally hike along Presidential Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel and then cruise along Iron Mountain Road.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Custer attractions planner.

Getting from Gillette to Custer by car takes about 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Gillette in August: highs in Custer hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone, Prairie Berry Winery
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Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 21st (Fri), take an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum, shop like a local with Old Market, take in the exciting artwork at Curbside Clothing, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mt Vernon Gardens. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Joslyn Art Museum and then have fun and explore at Omaha Children's Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Omaha itinerary planner.

Fly from Custer to Omaha in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Custer in August: high temperatures in Omaha hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Old Market ©
Old Market
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum

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