10 days in Midwest & Butte Itinerary

10 days in Midwest & Butte Itinerary

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Rockbridge
— 1 day
Drive
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Sandusky
— 1 night
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Drive to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Fly to Missoula International Airport, Drive to Butte
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Butte
— 3 nights
Drive
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Keystone
— 1 night
Fly
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Rockbridge

— 1 day
Rockbridge is an unincorporated community in eastern Good Hope Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stroll through Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rockbridge day trip app.

New York City to Rockbridge is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New York City in July, Rockbridge is little chillier at night with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Rockbridge

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Sandusky

— 1 night
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 23rd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden and then cool off at Cedar Point.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sandusky trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Rockbridge to Sandusky takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In July, daily temperatures in Sandusky can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Butte.

Things to do in Sandusky

Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Butte

— 3 nights
Butte is a city in, and the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Butte: Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park (in Three Forks), Madison River (in Yellowstone National Park) and FishTales Outfitting (in Sheridan). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives, explore the striking landscape at The Ringing Rocks, and enjoy breathtaking views from Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Butte road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sandusky to Butte. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Sandusky in July, Butte is slightly colder at night with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Butte

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Keystone

— 1 night

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 27th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and finally cruise along Iron Mountain Road.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Keystone online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Butte to Keystone takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Keystone when traveling from Butte in July, with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Chicago.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier, and engage your brain at Field Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Chicago. Traveling from Keystone in July, Chicago is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums