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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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1) Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium It’s easy to see why this zoo consistently receives high marks. First, it’s huge. Second, its design lets...

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Traverse City’s stunning beaches, arts, culture, parks and kid-friendly restaurants make this northern Michigan town a destination the whole family can enjoy.
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Museums, a zoo, baseball, cars, waterfront attractions, pizza ... a Midwest weekend getaway to Detroit is enough to make anyone feel like a kid again.
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Weekend getaways to Milwaukee keep kids busy and feed their imaginations with family-friendly museums, a zoo, science center and food attractions.
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With the Oceans of Fun water park, Legoland, the Kansas City Zoo and more, families will find plenty to fill a Midwest weekend getaway to Kansas City, Missouri.
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Museums, parks, science centers and outdoor adventures—Cleveland rocks your Midwest weekend getaway with tons of fun stuff to do with the family.
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Play cowboy at a working ranch, discover six-shooter duels, and walk in the tracks of Wyatt Earp on a family vacation in Kansas.
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Beyond having one of the nation’s most famous zoos, Nebraska’s largest city blends independent shops, artfully landscaped parks and world-class dining into a lively downtown, just minutes from the...
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Indianapolis’ museums, parks and restaurants balance big-city culture with little-tyke appeal. Interactive exhibits at the Indiana State Museum, lawn seats with run-around space at baseball stadium...
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Barbecue, shopping, great museums and dueling pianos make for a lively weekend in Kansas City.

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