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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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Take one of Minnesota's prettiest fall drives without ever leaving the metro.
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More balmy than brisk, fall here is perfect for hopscotching between the city’s historic green (and red and gold) spaces.
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If you’re yearning for a few hours to shop, try local restaurants and learn some history, plan a jaunt to Historic Roscoe Village, a beautifully restored canal town in Coshocton, Ohio (75 miles...
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A tight-knit community welcomes visitors for a weekend of shopping and autumn color.
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Rolling orchards and vineyards along Lake Michigan draw fall vacationers to this area.
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Pounding hooves. Baseball bats. Bourbon on the rocks. Louisville oozes mystique, and lucky for visitors, the icons deliver. Even better, flourishing art and food scenes mean that a fall weekend in...
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When the high-season crowds vanish and nature’s best show arrives, northeast Michigan’s winding rivers, inland lakes and deep woods provide the perfect playground for paddlers, hikers and leaf...
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Galena shines in the fall, and the little river town in northwest Illinois’ rolling hills continues to evolve. If you haven’t visited lately, we have 7 reasons to go back.
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Read about our fall getaway on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, then check out our three-day itinerary to plan your trip.
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To celebrate Midwest Living’s 25th anniversary, we chose our all-time favorite fall drives, the ones showcasing the best of the season and the region. All our drives deliver memorable scenery, towns...

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