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From Chicago to Yellowstone National Park, the mighty Midwest USA is full of urban and natural wonders. It’s also the perfect place to start the road trip of a lifetime – after all, it’s where the iconic Route 66 starts. So when you’re done reflecting in The Windy City’s renowned ‘The Bean’ art installation, you can hit the tarmac, taking in St Louis, Minneapolis, Yellowstone, the Black Hills National Park and the mighty Mount Rushmore. The four 60-foot-high sculptures of America’s early leaders are one of the most well-known attractions in the country and gazing up at their features will be a moment you’ll never forget…

Popular Tailor-made Midwest USA Holidays

If you want to explore the wild geological landscapes of volcanic Yellowstone, start the 2,451-mile Route 66 road trip from Chicago to Los Angeles, or immerse yourself in Chicago and the nearby Great Lakes, our tailor-made Midwest USA holidays called Journeys can help. These lovingly crafted itineraries will take you all across the Midwest and beyond, so you can really get stuck into a Stateside adventure. And you won’t have to worry about the logistics because all of our Journeys include flights, accommodation, transfers, car hire and a tonne of amazing travel experiences.

Where to Go in the Midwest USA

The Midwest USA covers a vast and varied region that stretches from the peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the vibrant cities of St Louis and Chicago. With plenty of national parks and scenic farmlands to explore in between, on a Midwestern holiday it’s best to focus on one or two states, or perhaps see it all in style with a long distance road trip along Route 66.

Midwest USA Flights

If all you need is a return flight to Chicago, St Louis, or somewhere else in the Midwest, our Airfare Experts can help. They work with our partner airlines to bring you the best deals, regardless of whether you’re flying Economy, Premium Economy, Business or First Class. For a bespoke quote, contact us today.

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More about Midwest USA

Currency: US Dollar

Language: English

Vaccinations: Extra vaccinations are not required

Getting there

Flight time: London to Chicago flight time is around 9 hours

Airport: O’Hare International Airport (Chicago)

Visas: British Citizens require an ESTA, which you can apply for online

Top 3 Things to Do in Midwest USA

  • Eat deep-dish pizza in Chicago
  • Drive along Route 66
  • Watch the Old Faithful geyser erupt in Yellowstone National Park

When to Go to Midwest USA

Broadly speaking, the Midwest USA enjoys a temperate climate, with hot summers and cool winters, although localised weather varies considerably across the region, often dependent on altitude. With fairly even rainfall across the year as well, there is no stand-out best time to go. Try spring and summer for pleasant, hike-worthy temperatures, autumn for a glorious display of fall leaves, or winter for skiing and Chicago Christmas markets.

Why Book Your Midwest USA Holiday with Flight Centre

We know Midwest USA: Many of our Experts have travelled across the Midwest – from Chicago to Yellowstone and the Rocky Mountains – while our USA specialists work closely with the region’s hotels, theme parks and tour operators to ensure our holidays feature the latest and greatest it has to offer, and at the best-value prices.

Local knowledge: Flight Centre has stores all across the Midwest USA, giving us access to fantastic local knowledge. With a team on the ground, we’ll not only ensure you have a fantastic experience, but also offer you insider information and tips that only locals will know.

Flexibility: We offer flexible deposits, the opportunity to pay the balance of your holiday just 10 weeks before departure and fixed change and cancellation fees.

Travel Butler and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: When you book a holiday to the Midwest USA from our range of tailor-made Journeys, you’ll also enjoy access to our inclusive Travel Butler concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance services.