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Baltimore to Chicago drive in an RV

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 Harpers Ferry
 Youngstown (Ohio)
 Toledo (Ohio)
 South Bend
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   RV


RV campgrounds from Baltimore to Chicago

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Baltimore to Chicago in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Chicago, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Baltimore
drive for about 1 hour

10:09 am  Harpers Ferry
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:09 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:20 pm  Breezewood
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:20 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:25 pm  Pittsburgh
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:25 pm
drive for about 1 hour

5:32 pm  Youngstown (Ohio)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:32 pm
drive for about 1 hour

7:43 pm  Cleveland
stay overnight at The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland
drive for about 2 hours

11:46 am  Toledo (Ohio)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:46 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:22 pm  Coldwater
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:22 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:49 pm  South Bend
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:49 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

7:29 pm  arrive in Chicago
eat at Kasey’s Tavern
stay at Wyndham Blake Chicago

day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Harpers Ferry  (3 answers)
    KOA Campground Harpers Ferry  (1 mention)
    Harpers Ferry Campground  (1 mention)
    Hollywood Casino at Charlestown Races  (1 mention)
    Antietam Creek Campground - Chesapeake Ohio Canal NP  (1 mention)
    Brunswick Family Campground  (1 mention)
    Ernies Acres Campground  (1 mention)
    Compound Historic Nature Preserve  (1 mention)
    The Treehouse Camp  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Harpers Ferry:
        The Swiss Miss
        The Coffee Mill
        Mountain House Cafe
        The Iron Horse Cafe
        Old Towne Cafe

Breezewood  (2 answers)
    Brush Creek Campground  (1 mention)
    Buchanan State Forest  (1 mention)

Pittsburgh  (39 answers)
    restaurants around Pittsburgh:
        Crazy Mocha Café
    questions about Pittsburgh:
        First timer to Pittsburgh, what should I explore?
        First time to Pittsburgh, what are things a first time visitor has to do?
        Parking spots for a 45' motorcoach in or near downtown Pittsburgh
        Pittsburgh on a budget?
        Trendy neighborhoods in Pittsburgh?

Youngstown (Ohio)  (5 answers)
    Chestnut Ridge Park and Campground  (1 mention)
    Hubbards Haven Family Campground  (1 mention)

Cleveland  (55 answers)
    restaurants around Cleveland:
        Hofbräuhaus Cleveland
        Nano Brew
        McNulty's Bier Markt
        Great Lakes Brewing Company
        Flying Fig
        Market Avenue Wine Bar
        Johnny Mango Juice Bar & World Cafe
    hotels around Cleveland:
        The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland
        Residence Inn Cleveland Downtown
        Comfort Inn Downtown Cleveland
    questions about Cleveland:
        Good restaurants for business dinner?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Cleveland?
        New to the city, friend coming to visit: What should we do?
        What's the best neighborhood in Cleveland for a first time visitor?
        Fun things to do

Toledo (Ohio)  (8 answers)
    restaurants around Toledo (Ohio):
        Subway Sandwiches & Salads
        Manhattan's Restaurant
    questions about Toledo (Ohio):
        Where's a fun place for breakfast in Toledo Ohio?

    Branch County Fairgrounds RV  (1 mention)
    Harbor Cove RV Resort  (1 mention)
    Branch County Memorial Park  (1 mention)
    Memorial Park  (1 mention)
    Waffle Farm Campground  (1 mention)
    Angel Cove Park  (1 mention)
    Quincy Park  (1 mention)
    Sunset Cove Resort  (1 mention)
    Green Acres Campground  (1 mention)
    Potawatomie Recreation Area  (1 mention)

South Bend  (6 answers)
    Spaulding Lake Campground  (1 mention)

Where's the best place to stay in Chicago?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Chicago.

You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in Chicago to stay.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Wyndham Blake Chicago.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

The Blackstone  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular hotels in Chicago? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Chicago?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Kasey’s Tavern.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Chicago? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Chicago?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Chicago. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Chicago?  (27 answers)

profile  Sunil from Mountain View asked:
Best Chicago pizza?  (18 answers)

profile  Blair from Halifax asked:
What to do in one weekend in Chicago?  (14 answers)

profile  지은 from asked:
airport transportation  (14 answers)

profile  Peter from New York City, New York asked:
Best steakhouses in Chicago right now?  (12 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Chicago.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Chicago to Baltimore drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Baltimore to Chicago. Or get a full Baltimore to Chicago flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Baltimore well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Baltimore!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 701 miles
driving time of 10 hours, 42 minutes
Chicago is 1 hour behind Baltimore
47 Baltimore travel answers
3 Harpers Ferry travel answers
2 Breezewood travel answers
39 Pittsburgh travel answers
5 Youngstown (Ohio) travel answers
55 Cleveland travel answers
8 Toledo (Ohio) travel answers
1 Coldwater travel answer
6 South Bend travel answers
299 Chicago travel answers


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