Fall getaways | Midwest Living
More
Close

Fall getaways

Fall in the Midwest brings gorgeous color, smaller crowds and great opportunities for weekend getaways. Check out some of our picks for fall travel around the Midwest.

Pages

Slideshow
When the temperature drops and colors change, make like Robert Frost: Leave the crowds for a trail less traveled by. There’s a special Zen when you get the bounty of fall all to yourself. Here are 6...
Story
Ohio’s capital is America’s biggest fashion design hub after New York and Los Angeles—and way more accessible. Two fall festivals make it easy to plan a glam weekend around runway shows.
Story
So lace up your dirndl, buckle your lederhosen and dig into our ultimate guide to Oktoberfest in the Midwest.
Story
On Michigan’s epic M-22 highway, fall color doesn’t stop at the tree line. You can find it in a vineyard’s fruit, the lake’s sparkle or even below a river’s surface.
Story
Eastern Michigan’s Lake Huron shore has your fall adventure covered, whether you’re craving nature, history—or even ghosts.
Story
Nature and culture commingle during a fall weekend of gallery hopping, boutique shopping and eye-popping fall color in Harbor Springs, Petoskey and Charlevoix, strung along Little Traverse Bay.
Story
Fall color is peaking in the Upper Peninsula and should spread to the western part of Michigan next week. Here are some of our favorite spots to leaf-peep.
Story
Experience the simple pleasures of fall with with outdoorsy activities in Stillwater, Minnesota (20 miles northeast of downtown Saint Paul).
Story
As if pulling off huge harvests and supplying food to the world wasn't enough, Midwest farmers also have an artsy side. Elaborate corn mazes put their design skills on full display. Bonus:...
Story
Time your autumn escape just right with these handy fall color reports from state tourism and natural resources groups.

Pages