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The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the Midwest, consists of 12 states in the north-central United States. Chicago is the most populous city, followed by metropolitan areas such as Metro Detroit and Minneapolis–St. Paul, the “Twin Cities.” Diverse landscapes include sandhill grasslands, deciduous forests, prairie, farmland, two Great Lakes, thousands of smaller lakes, and three important waterways including the Ohio River, the Missouri River, and the Mississippi.

Visitors come to the Midwest for its nature, waterways, wide open spaces, pioneer history and historic landmarks, big-city architecture, affordable attractions, and distinctive culture and arts scenes. Some of the country’s best museums and galleries are here, particularly in Chicago and Detroit. Visitors also come to travel historic Route 66 – and, of course, to experience the friendly people of the Midwest.

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  • Historic Route 66

    FIRST-CLASS |SELF DRIVE: Still a bucket list item for many, Route 66 has an allure that suggests freedom, America’s wide-open spaces, supported by a rollcall of cities immortalized in the song (Get your Kicks) On Route 66. Chicago kicks it off in style before you, ideally, walk the last few blocks towards Santa Monica Pier where it ends. The Grand Canyon provides a moment of drama, but Route 66 purists will delight in all the old Route 66 motels, gas stations and vintage buildings that are featured along the entire trip. A road trip like no other
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,470
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Self-Drives
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  • New York to Hollywood

    MODERATE | ESCORTED COACH TOUR: Cross the United States and compare the excitement and glamour of Manhattan in the East with that of Hollywood in the West. The places you see in between could be on most bucket lists with Niagara Falls, Yellowstone, the Grand and Bryce Canyon delivering the dramatic landscapes, while after a visit to Mount Rushmore you follow the trail of the Bison into Montana. History is well served with visits to Philadelphia, Washington, and Gettysburg. Then there’s Chicago, parts of Route 66 and the glitter of Las Vegas.
    Duration:
    17 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,350
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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  • Rhythms of the River Chicago to New Orleans

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A trip along a fascinating route down south to New Orleans, full of fabulous landscapes, wonderful local culinary experiences, and plenty of history. But it’s the final layer that makes this trip very special: music. From Chicago you are heading out on Route 66, a drive immortalized by the famous (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66. St. Louis boasts the National Blues Museum while Nashville and New Orleans are, naturally, prominently featured. But it’s places like Clarksdale, Cleveland, and Natchez along the Mississippi Blues Trail, that might strike a special chord.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,460
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Rhythms of the River Minneapolis to New Orleans

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A trip along a fascinating route down south to New Orleans, full of fabulous landscapes, wonderful local culinary experiences, and plenty of history. But it’s the final layer that makes this trip very special: music. Prince and Elvis figure in Minneapolis and Memphis, respectively, while Nashville and New Orleans are, naturally, prominently featured. But it’s places like Clarksdale, Cleveland, and Natchez along the Mississippi Blues Trail, that will strike a special chord.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,487
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Rocky Mountains & The Great Plains

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: Dazzling Mountain scenery and the trail of the Buffalo provide the widescreen panoramas, while visits to Mount Rushmore and the Little Big Horn Battlefield add the special nuances to this trip. Enjoy Denver, Vail, and Grand Junction, wait for Old Faithful to erupt in Yellowstone and take in the spectacular views of the Badlands in South Dakota.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,457
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives
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  • Route 66 & Texas Hill Country

    MODERATE | SELF DRIVE: A superb combination of unique cities in Texas and New Mexico with the existing parts of Route 66 is the focus of this trip. Bookended by the impressive skyscrapers of Dallas and the delightful cowboy roots of Fort Worth, Oklahoma City makes for an intriguing stop as do New Mexico’s Amarillo and Santa Fe, introducing a captivating desert vibe. Roswell beckons you to stop at its UFO Museum, and back in Texas you can look forward to a bewildering choice of live music venues in the great city of Austin.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,669
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • The Great Lakes

    MODERATE| SELF DRIVE: A terrific trip introducing you to four of the Great Lakes. From Chicago, north along the shores of Lake Michigan to the point where it meets Lake Huron. Down to Detroit along Lake Erie into Canada and Lake Ontario until you close the loop driving the southern shores of Lake Erie back to Chicago. Milwaukee, famous for brewing and Mackinac Island, steeped in history are stops enroute, as are Niagara Falls and Toronto. The Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland is worth a visit before returning to the ‘Windy City’.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,549
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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