9 days in Great Lakes USA Itinerary

9 days in Great Lakes USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Great Lakes USA tour itinerary planner

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Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly to Duluth, Drive to Ely
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Ely
— 2 nights
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Cleveland
— 2 nights
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Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, try to win big at Horseshoe Hammond, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Chicago is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In February, Chicago is cooler than Sao Paulo - with highs of 2°C and lows of -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Ely.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Ely

— 2 nights
Ely is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get interesting insight from White Wilderness Sled Dog Adventures and then glide through natural beauty at Flathorn - Gegoka Cross Country Ski Trails. Keep things going the next day: trek along Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ely trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chicago to Ely takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Chicago in February, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Ely: temperatures range from -9°C by day to -23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Cleveland.

Things to do in Ely

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Cleveland

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino, then see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cleveland driving holiday app.

You can fly from Ely to Cleveland in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Ely in February, expect nights in Cleveland to be much warmer, around -6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos
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