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Traveling with kids in the Midwest can be fun for the whole family! Check out our ideas for kid-friendly attractions, restaurants and hotels for your Midwest getaway. 

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Baseball fields, caves and the mighty Mississippi River provide a fun backdrop for a family-friendly Midwest weekend getaway to Dubuque.
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Riding a high-wire unicycle, splashing in a massive fountain and feeding giraffes highlight a family weekend in Columbus, Ohio. Here are 10 must-dos for your next road trip to the capital city.
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Grown-ups don’t need any excuse to visit the Cincinnati Museum Center, the Reds Hall of Fame or the Newport Aquarium on their own, but bringing the kids makes sense on this Midwest weekend getaway in...
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Go on a safari, indulge your sweet tooth, and enjoy railroad fun in Omaha. There's plenty to see, taste and do for kids and parents!
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Drive 50 miles southeast of Columbus and you’ll feel like you’ve entered another world—one of lush forests dotted with caves, gorges and waterfalls. Here are 7 activities families will enjoy.
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With patriotic charm, Old West adventure, sweeping history lessons, stunning scenery, caves and paleontology, and wildlife galore, South Dakota’s Black Hills is one of America’s greatest family...
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The Great Lakes Aquarium, an alpine roller coaster, the region's only zoo and a children's museum are just some of the family-friendly attractions in Duluth, the North Shore's largest...
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Kids (and parents) will love riding roller coasters at Silver Dollar City, riding the rails on Branson Scenic Railway and rocketing down 245-foot water slides at White Water Branson.
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Get wet, wild and cultured at the state’s wide array of dynamic family-friendly attractions, including water parks, children's museums and zoos.
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Chicago’s family fun options are nonstop—just like your kids. Here are our top picks in and around Chicago for families, including world-class museums, historical sites and Lake Michigan beaches.

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