Chicago to Omaha – The Scenic Route

We planned to leave at 4:00 am; we slept in until 5:00 am. If anyone has been through Chicago between 5 am and 9 am the traffic is a nightmare and we are pulling a pop-up, I have traffic anxiety, and we are just waking up. We finished packing the truck and then entered our destination into google maps and unbeknownst to us, there was a route that took us north through Wisconsin and then west to Omaha. Google maps stated it was about 1/2 hour...