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Highlights of a 6-mile hike through Indianapolis include a 331-stair challenge, public art, the river walk, skyline views and a canal.
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Follow the Lakefront Trail south from Northerly Island to lose the crowds and discover water views, two prairies and a woodland dotted with public art along an 8.5-mile Chicago hike.
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Carved by ancient glaciers, Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail offers an adventure for every skill level. Hike the full 1,200 miles, or just wander for an afternoon. 
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Whether you define outdoor fun as pedaling alongside a canyon drop-off or hiking a nature trail past wildflowers ablaze with color, Kansas state parks hold the ticket to fresh air activities. Here...
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Looking for a fresh loop that’ll be a summer highlight or just a new trail for a weekend stroll? Try some of these 12 hikes from across the Midwest—all local favorites that we can’t wait to get back...
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Michigan’s Upper Peninsula boasts shoreline on three of the five Great Lakes (Huron, Michigan and Superior), plus dense forests and even a small mountain range (the Porcupine Mountains). These...
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Active travelers come to Ely bearing canoe paddles and backpacks; others rest easy at plush lodges.
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Whether you go storm-chasing, bread-baking, schooner-sailing or cattle-driving, you'll come home with stories your friends can't wait to hear.
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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.
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Mount Rushmore is just the first on a long, diverse list of things to see and do in this state, rich with history and natural beauty.

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