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Milwaukee to Charlottesville drive

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 Triple XXX Family Restaurant
 Hocking Hills State Park Visitor Center
 Charleston (West Virginia)
 Lexington (Virginia)
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Milwaukee to Charlottesville road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Milwaukee to Charlottesville. If you're planning a road trip to Charlottesville, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Milwaukee and Charlottesville. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Milwaukee and Charlottesville. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Milwaukee
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:39 am  Chicago
stay for about 4 hours
and leave at 2:39 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:53 pm  eat at Triple XXX Family Restaurant
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:53 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

7:13 pm  Indianapolis
stay overnight and leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5 hours
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 Day 2

8:00 am  leave from Indianapolis
drive for about 2 hours

9:56 am  Dayton
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:56 am
drive for about 2 hours

12:49 pm  Hocking Hills State Park Visitor Center
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:49 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:43 pm  Charleston (West Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:43 pm
drive for about 3 hours

7:37 pm  Lexington (Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 8:37 pm
drive for about 1 hour

9:47 pm  arrive in Charlottesville

day 2 driving ≈ 10 hours
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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Chicago  (278 answers)
    Millennium Park  (54 mentions)
    The Art Institute of Chicago  (48 mentions)
    Shedd Aquarium  (46 mentions)
    Willis Tower  (38 mentions)
    Lincoln Park Zoo  (35 mentions)
    restaurants around Chicago:
        Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
        Pequod's Pizza
        Girl & the Goat
        Big Star
        Au Cheval
    questions about Chicago:
        Best Chicago pizza?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Chicago?
        What to do in one weekend in Chicago?
        airport transportation
        What are the coolest hotels in downtown Chicago?

Triple XXX Family Restaurant

Indianapolis  (28 answers)
    Indianapolis Museum of Art  (4 mentions)
    Indianapolis Zoo  (2 mentions)
    questions about Indianapolis:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Indianapolis?
        Awesome food trucks?
        Best free things to do in Indianapolis?
        Your Favorite Holiday Events in Indianapolis

Dayton  (2 answers)

Hocking Hills State Park Visitor Center

Charleston (West Virginia)  (12 answers)
    questions about Charleston (West Virginia):
        Historic sites

Lexington (Virginia)  (4 answers)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Charlottesville, Virginia.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Charlottesville?

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

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Monticello  (2 mentions)

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 Charlottesville. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Liz from Washington asked:
Any recommendations for hikes, good food and wine for a long-weekend trip?  (3 answers)

profile  Jeanne from Charlotte asked:
Trip with husband  (1 answer)

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

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 Charlottesville to Milwaukee drive, 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 Milwaukee to Charlottesville. Or get a full Milwaukee to Charlottesville 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 Milwaukee well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Milwaukee!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 831 miles
driving time of 13 hours, 51 minutes
Charlottesville is 1 hour ahead of Milwaukee
24 Milwaukee travel answers
278 Chicago travel answers
28 Indianapolis travel answers
2 Dayton travel answers
12 Charleston (West Virginia) travel answers
4 Lexington (Virginia) travel answers
14 Charlottesville travel answers


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