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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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Trying to see Branson a budget? Visit the showstopper fountain at Branson Landing, hike at Table Rock Dam and Lake, visit Dick's Old-Time 5 and 10, just to name a few great budget options.
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Madison offers a wealth of free or low-cost entertainment options to keep you entertained, including the Olbrich Botanical Gardens, the State Capitol, and the University of Wisconsin Arboretum.
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A weekend getaway doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, some of the Heartland’s finest attractions won’t cost you a penny. Explore the region's wide array of budget travel stops for the...
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Though known for its shopping, Galena’s historical sites, tours and scenery charm without costing much on a Midwest weekend getaway.
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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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