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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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Autumn lingers in the southern reaches of the Midwest, and we like to do the same. Here are 30 of our favorite ways to make the most of fall in St. Louis.
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Blazing trees and Lake Superior lore color the quiet of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
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Echoing a growing desire to preserve the skills of our ancestors, a Michigan fall festival celebrates shearing, knitting and the simple joys of doing things the old-fashioned way.
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Join the residents of Grand Marais, the artsy hub of Minnesota’s Lake Superior shore, as they greet autumn with song.
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Sturgeon Bay provides a memorable start to the lake views, forest drives, art galleries and orchards that have made Door County, Wisconsin, famous.
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Katy Trail State Park’s 240 miles of easy bike trail let cyclists (and drivers on the nearby roads) explore wineries, cafes and B&Bs along the way.
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After a full season of visiting Midwest campgrounds, we’ve picked these as the best for scenery and amenities.
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Take a fall outing to Crane Orchards in Fennville, Michigan, for apple picking and, of course, slices of apple pie.
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Brick sidewalks, charming storefronts, good restaurants and plentiful green space make Worthington feel more like a small New England village than a suburb of Columbus.
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Horseback riding is just one way to explore fall foliage in Brown County.

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