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Love to bike, walk, kayak or just keep moving on your vacation? We do, too! See our ideas for active travel in cities and towns throughout the Midwest, including restaurants and hotels that active travelers will enjoy.

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A visit to Iowa's capital city means a chance to try new restaurants, visit local boutiques, take in tons of free art and browse an epic Saturday-morning farmers market. Find out how to make the...
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Des Moines caters to our desires to get moving with activities like rock climbing, trampolining, pedaling through the East Village and dancing.
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Today's young women want more from their time and friendships than a superficial gathering for a monthly brunch or spa day. Here's how one group of friends decided to use their girlfriend...
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Hiking, biking, kayaking and horseback riding are among the active adventures awaiting visitors to South Dakota's Black Hills and Badlands. Here are 10 of our favorite ways to enjoy the area.
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Get away and get active—biking, golfing, kayaking and more—with these 10 tips for active travelers in Cleveland.
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Indianapolis offers plenty of activities for active travelers. Run in the nation's largest half-marathon, see the city by bike, or walk the Indianapolis Cultural Trail.
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Exploring the zoo, climbing trees with a saddle harness and rope, taking an underground tour and biking a scenic rails-to-trails route are just some of the adventures awaiting active travelers in...
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Chicago’s lakefront, waterways, parks and gardens make it easy to be outdoors and exercise year-round.
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We sent writers to four adult sleep-away camps. Whether you want to channel The Parent Trap or start the path to self-discovery, adventure awaits—and the s’mores are going fast.
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There’s a good reason why Kansas celebrates Home on the Range as its official song. Discover Old West adventure at guest ranches, living-history museums and dusty rodeo arenas.

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