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Virtual flights to the North Pole, Christmas music on the Rotunda stage and a Sharks After Dark event are among the top holiday events at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota.
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Just outside Detroit, all is calm at Greenfield Village’s Holiday Nights event, held each weekend throughout the holiday season.
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Six stories of crafty gifts. A troupe of tap-dancing Santas. An epic raceway dressed up for joy. And one unbelievably tall tree. They’re all part of a very Indy Christmas.
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In Cincinnati, heading downtown for shopping, dinner and a show has returned as a high point of the Queen City’s holiday season.
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In Wisconsin’s quirkiest city, Christmas trees and Festivus poles reside under the same roof, and fried cheese joins charcuterie on appetizer menus. Madison visitors can craft a holiday trip that...
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For handmade gifts, follow the ink-stained letters. Letterpress boutiques signal a rising creative class in these destination shopping neighborhoods.
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Brighten the season with a walking or driving tour of Midwest holiday light displays. Things to do at holiday light events can include taking carriage rides, shopping and getting your photo taken...
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Recharge for the holidays’ stretch run with a quiet overnight in Nebraska City, a town that knows plenty about trees’ power to restore the spirit—in any season.
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Bundle up for a 120-mile journey along the Mississippi, where a string of Wisconsin and Minnesota towns promise winter fireworks, eggnog custard pie and a weekend full of other holiday discoveries.
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An overnight in Peoria becomes a highlight of one editor's holiday season.

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