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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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Let yourself relax into a slower gear with one of our beautiful fall drives through largely undiscovered parts of the Midwest.
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Take a scenic drive; explore a city, state or national park; or wander the tree-shaded streets of a small town.
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Whether you're up for a short ramble or a more adventurous outing, we've got ideas throughout the Midwest for parks where you can stretch your legs and enjoy the best of Midwest fall color.
Midwest Barn Quilt
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Take a scenic drive to discover these roadside gems—colorful quilt designs painted on barns—and to enjoy the countryside.
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Art, history and a splash of kitschy fun mingle in Eureka Springs, a Victorian town nestled in the wooded hills of Arkansas. Set aside an autumn weekend to savor its colorful charm.
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On these great drives through the countryside, the journey is just as important as the destination.
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Romance, of course, can be wherever the two of you are. But wonderful surroundings help. We found some of the most romantic places anywhere in the Midwest—in the city and country. All you have to do...
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Sampling the magic of old-time train travel, a couple riding west finds time to relax, reconnect and experience an almost bygone era.
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A thunderous bison roundup, trails, scenic drives and small towns all reflect the drama of fall when autumn color arrives in South Dakota's Black Hills.
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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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