(Since we are passing through Dubuque we might as well go to the Mississippi River Museum THEY HAVE OTTERS and Dubuque is 1 hour and 15 minutes from CR. http://www.mississippirivermuseum.com/#images/Homepage/Thumbnails575/MississippiAquariumGulfTank09032010%20copy.jpg1.)
Also, the House on the Rock ends up being about one hour out of the way on our way to Madison and the tickets are 28.50 a piece, BUT we can look into it.
1.) Henry Vilas Zoo (FREE) http://www.vilaszoo.org/index.php
2.) Madison Museum of Contemporary Art http://www.mmoca.org/index.php
3.) Justin Nozuka concert (hehe) $20 http://eventful.com/madison/events/justin-nozuka-majestic-theatre-/E0-001-033615538-1
To Chicago from Madison is 2 hours and 55 minutes.
I didn't really come up with anything for Chicago. I figured the same ol' and pizza. <3
buttttt Gary, Indiana is 43 minutes from Chicago. CHECK IT OUT http://www.forbidden-places.net/urban-exploration-gary-indiana-ghost-town it's also the birthplace of Michael Jackson!
and Grand Beach, Michigan is only an hour away from that and it has the world's largest nose hahahahha http://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/13027
Grand Beach, Michigan is 5.5 hours back home and if we do all of it we can say we hit 4 states whoooot
I'm just picking out places that have photo shoot and blog potential.
**This is on october 16th but it would RULE http://eventful.com/chicago/events/gorillaz-special-guest-nerd-/E0-001-033191753-7 ****