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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.

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In fall, the phrase "get lost" takes on a new meaning. We gladly lose ourselves on drives through lush fall foliage, on bike rides through crisp temperatures and in...

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Savor autumn afternoons and campus staples—football games at 24,000-seat Yager Stadium, historical architecture, a tight-knit community—with a side of wilderness at the small-town campus in Oxford,...
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The art-smart campus at Indiana University Bloomington promises plenty of fun for a weekend getaway.
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Michigan State University in East Lansing always feels ready for a good time.
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Experience the simple pleasures of fall with with outdoorsy activities in Stillwater, Minnesota (20 miles northeast of downtown Saint Paul). 

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Perhaps best known as home of the posh The Osthoff Resort and its Aspira spa, Elkhart Lake (an hour north of Milwaukee) packs a few active surprises, too.
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You don’t have to travel far to taste the tropics this fall. Just head for Ohio’s forested Hocking Hills and ask for a pawpaw.
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When Lake Michigan cools and the leaves begin to turn, the sand-and-sun destination of the Indiana Dunes lets its woods-hiking, bird-spying, bike-riding side take center stage.
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The Lauren Bacall of liquors, bourbon brings timeless sophistication to the modern craft-cocktail scene. Explore the drink's backstory on a 200-mile, multi distillery tasting tour, or find a...
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Wisconsin's landscape bursts into a fiery palette come fall. And the best way to enjoy it, I've discovered, is by hiking the state's 1,100-mile...

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