31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Indianapolis
— 3 nights
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Cleveland
— 3 nights
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Detroit
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 8 nights
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Milwaukee
— 3 nights
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Minneapolis
— 2 nights
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Ray
— 1 night
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Isle Royale National Park
— 8 nights

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and Holliday Park. Indiana War Memorial and Indiana Historical Society are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Indiana State Museum, admire the natural beauty at White River State Park, stop by Rocket Fizz, and hike along Indianapolis Cultural Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Indianapolis sightseeing planner.

Denver to Indianapolis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Denver in May: high temperatures in Indianapolis hover around 73°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Indiana War Memorial ©
Indiana War Memorial
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Indiana State Museum ©
Indiana State Museum

3
nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©

Forest City

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.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park has been added to your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Cleveland Museum of Natural History and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Get some cultural insight at USS Cod Submarine Memorial and The Cleveland Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cleveland online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Indianapolis to Cleveland in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Detroit.

Things to do in Cleveland

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Cleveland Museum of Natural History ©
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Cuyahoga Valley National Park ©
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
USS Cod Submarine Memorial ©
USS Cod Submarine Memorial

2
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
The Henry Ford has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Campus Martius Park, then contemplate the long history of Motown Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and finally admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford.

Before you visit Detroit, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Cleveland to Detroit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Detroit are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford

8
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You've added Indiana Dunes National Park, Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and other attractions to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chicago Riverwalk and Cantigny Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Art Institute of Chicago and Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank. Change things up with a short trip to Riverwalk Lot in Naperville (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Chicago History Museum, stroll through Millennium Park, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and admire the local landmark of Crown Fountain.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chicago road trip app.

Fly from Detroit to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May in Chicago, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. You will leave for Milwaukee on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park
Riverwalk Lot ©
Riverwalk Lot

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Milwaukee Public Museum and Mitchell Gallery of Flight. Let the collections at Harley-Davidson Museum and Jewish Museum Milwaukee capture your imagination.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee road trip tool.

You can drive from Chicago to Milwaukee in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chicago in May; daily highs in Milwaukee reach 66°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Find places to stay May 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Public Museum ©
Milwaukee Public Museum
Jewish Museum Milwaukee ©
Jewish Museum Milwaukee

2
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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©

The City of Lakes

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Minneapolis Institute of Art as well as The Museum of Russian Art. On the 20th (Thu), explore the world behind art at The Museum of Russian Art, examine the collection at Mill City Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): get some jogging in at Grand Rounds Scenic Byway, then explore the activities along Chain of Lakes, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Isles, and finally examine the collection at Como-Harriet Streetcar Line.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Minneapolis trip builder website.

You can fly from Milwaukee to Minneapolis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Minneapolis can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ray.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Mill City Museum ©
Mill City Museum
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
The Museum of Russian Art ©
The Museum of Russian Art

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Ray

Ray ©
Voyageurs National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Voyageurs National Park.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ray holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Minneapolis to Ray. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ray, with lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Isle Royale National Park.

Things to do in Ray

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Voyageurs National Park ©
Voyageurs National Park

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Isle Royale National Park

Isle Royale National Park ©
Isolated by its location in the northern reaches of Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park treats its visitors to a wilderness of second-growth forests, clear lakes, and rugged coastline inhabited by moose, wolves, otters, and foxes.
Get outdoors at Mount Ojibway Trail and Greenstone Ridge Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pete Edisen Fishery and Rock Island Lighthouse. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Scoville Point, take a stroll through Rock Harbor, and get great views at Lookout Louise.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Isle Royale National Park day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ray to Isle Royale National Park. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 38°F. On the 31st (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Isle Royale National Park

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 23 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Greenstone Ridge Trail ©
Greenstone Ridge Trail
Scoville Point ©
Scoville Point
Rock Island Lighthouse ©
Rock Island Lighthouse

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