12 Epic Midwest Family Road Trips

From gorgeous state parks to charming towns and bustling cities, there’s nothing quite as nostalgic as driving through the American Midwest.

Along the way, make a stop in the town of Bloomington, where you can stretch your legs by visiting the emblematic Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum.

Chicago to St. Louis on Route 66

This route will take you through some of the most culture-filled cities and quintessential wild terrain in the southern part of the Midwest.

St. Louis to Kansas City

Starting in Sault Sainte Marie and ending in Leland, it’s hard to beat the majestic wilderness that you’ll get to gawk at the entire way.

Sault Sainte Marie to Leland Michigan Road Trip

Head over to Dunning’s Springs Park, where you’ll find a striking 200-feet waterfall hidden amid a charming forest.

Iowa Nature Adventure

Giving you plenty of opportunities to stop and park your car to go on a hike, see plenty of historic sites, and more.

West Virginia Midland Trail

Take in the highlights of Milwaukee from the food and breweries to its history and gallereis – don’t forget the Harey-Davidson Museum before hitting the road.

Milwaukee to the Wisconsin Dells

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