The Midwest: The Bucket List
The Midwest: Travel Facts
Main International Airports: Chicago O’Hare (IL), Chicago Midway (IL), Detroit (MI), Cleveland (OH), Minneapolis (MN). Also: Cincinnati (OH), Columbus (OH), Indianapolis (IN), Milwaukee (WI), Kansas City (MO).
Currency: U.S. dollars.
Capitals: Springfield, IL. St. Paul, MN, Jefferson City, MO. Madison, WI. Des Moines, IA. Indianapolis, IN. Columbus, OH. Lansing, MI. Bismark, ND. Pierre, SD, Topeka, KS. Lincoln, NE. Chicago is the region’s largest city and the third largest city in the U.S.
Climate: Temperate. Hot humid summers, cold sometimes snowy winters.
More facts: U.S. immigration and tourism visas are explained by the U.S. Department of State.
Time zone: Standard time for most of the Midwest is UTC – 6. See World Clock for seasonal adjustments (Indiana has some anomalies).