Hi, am new to this forum and looking for some travle advice for this December. My husband and I are coming over from the UK to visit relatives in DC and Chicago, we're flying into DC on the 17th and leaving on the 19th to head towards Chicago. I have been to the States many times and completed lots of road trips as well as ventured onto the trains for some longer journeys. We were originally going to go by AMTRAK as I was worried about the weather and wanted my husband to get a flavour of travel in the USA! However there's nothing like a roadtrip in the States and I feel like he may be missing out if we don't drive instead. This is going to be his first time in the US and I really want him to love it as much as I do, any advice? Will the weather be too bad? Is there a route I should go to give him the best journey? Or is AMTRAK a safer bet at that time of year? I have driven out of DC and into Chicago a few times so am not worried about driving, just concerned about the weather!
Thanks for any advice,