Family getaways | Midwest Living

Family getaways

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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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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These four destinations offer everything you need: activities for all ages and interests, a range of lodgings and prices, a variety of food, and pathways into nature.
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Vacationing in Hayward or Minocqua means reconnecting with nature, family and yourself.
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Wisconsin's cities, lakes and rivers, and small towns draw families eager to explore the state's beaches, museums, wildlife parks and other kid-friendly attractions.
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Minnesota's Detroit Lakes region keeps it old-school with wonderfully lost-in-time resorts that lure families back for generations.
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Lush forests and lakes of all sizes draw vacationers to communities such as Brainerd, Detroit Lakes and Bemidji.
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Almost every traveler finds a vacation to suit them in the small towns surrounding Little Traverse Bay: Petoskey, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs and Boyne City.
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Two moms and their kids set off to explore the Land of Lincoln -- and connect with a leader who's still inspiring.
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Our tips help you savor vacation's sweetest moments, including fishing off a dock, napping in a hammock and building a sand castle.

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