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Midwest

USA Midwest holidays

Introduction

The Midwest often lays claim to being the most 'American' part of the US. This area of Middle America is home to a large portion of the American population and some lovely wide-open spaces. The area loosely encompasses the Great Lakes States and the Great Plains States and is well worth a visit.

Top itineraries in Midwest

Historic Route 66 – Great American Road Trip

19-day tailor-made self-drive from £3,500 pp incl. flights

Free car hire

Take a trip along Route 66, America’s most celebrated highway. inspired countless films, books and songs, from Jack Kerouac’s On the Road to Woody Guthrie’s 'The Ballad of Tom Joad' and Bobby Troup’s classic '(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66'.

Highlights of the Great Lakes

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,435 pp incl. flights

Free car hire

Watch as sweeping shorelines, architectural icons and powerhouse cities combine.

Chicago City Breaks

Tailor-made city break

Under nine hours from London and with superb sightseeing, shopping, entertainment and dining, Chicago, the so-called "windy city" on the shores of spectacular Lake Michigan, is fast becoming one of the USA's favourite short-break destinations.

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Top places to stay in Midwest

Chicago Millennium - The Knickerbocker, Illinois

Contemporary hotel

The Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel offers sleek and stylish accommodation in a great location, at the start of the Magnificent Mile with its endless shopping, dining and entertainment. Attractions such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago and 360 Chicago (formerly the John Han

The Thompson, Chicago

Contemporary hotel

This boutique hotel is set in one of Chicago’s hippest neighbourhoods, having won several Condé Nast awards.

The Peninsula, Chicago

Designer hotel

One of the city’s best-regarded hotels, the Peninsula has consistently been awarded the Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards year on year.

The Burnham, Chicago

Designer hotel

Built in 1895, this landmark hotel was termed one of the city’s first skyscrapers. Today, you’ll find the historic exterior complemented by contemporary, designer interiors.

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Where to go in Midwest

Illinois

Illinois is a largely rural state of rich, flat farmland in what is known as the 'Land of Lincoln', thanks to the concentration of sites related to the former President around state capital Springfield.

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Midwest articles

A holiday on Route 66

With nearly 2,500 miles to choose from, we’ve put together the must-see stops along Route 66 – America’s original road trip. Along with the big-city highlights, there’s plenty of off-the-beaten-track intrigue, including national parks and forgotten railroad towns.

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