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Not much money to travel? No problem for your Midwest weekend getaway. See our ideas for budget getaways throughout the Midwest. We'll steer you to free attractions, places with discounted admission, inexpensive restaurants and more.

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1) Branson Landing Shopping, dining and entertainment venues line Lake Taneycomo, but the showstopper is the 120-foot fountain show with fire...

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1) Fenelon Place Elevator For just $3, you'll get a round-trip ride on wooden cable cars to a panoramic view of three states, the Mississippi River...

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1) Findlay Market Anchoring the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, Ohio’s oldest continuously running public market brims with reasonably priced finds....

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1) Soldiers and Sailors Monument Anchoring the heart of Indianapolis on Monument Circle, this 284-foot limestone spire is the tallest Civil War...

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With free brewery tours, stunning arts venues and tasty cheap eats, Milwaukee provides plenty of inexpensive ways to fill a Midwest weekend getaway.
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With cheap eats, a free art museum, spacious parks and vibrant historical areas, Omaha makes a fun and affordable Midwest weekend getaway.
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Free museum admission. A bustling marketplace to explore. Live music. Cheap eats. Pinching pennies won’t leave you feeling a bit deprived on a Midwest weekend getaway to Cleveland.
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If you've only been to Michigan's Mackinac region during the summer (or never been there at all), you owe yourself a fall trip. You'll find the best seats on ferries, prime lakeside...
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A Chicago weekend for $500? You can drop that much just on hotels—or you can follow our advice for a bargain getaway to Chicago.

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