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Badlands, big skies and a surprising spread of pine forests draw visitors through the Sandhills to the panhandle in northwestern Nebraska. Things to do in Nebraska's Wild West include visiting...
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In hilly northwest Illinois, Apple River Canyon State Park offers beautiful scenery for outdoor recreation, including fishing, hiking and camping.
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From hunting to scuba to fishing, Kansas parks and trails offer outdoor adventures for everyone.
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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.
Badlands, South Dakota
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Peaceful lakes, sweeping vistas, state fair food—here is our list of 30 essential Midwest experiences. Consider this a checklist for this year's travel, in case it's time to renew the...
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Things to do in the Wisconsin Dells include the Original Wisconsin Duck Tours, Mirror Lake State Park, Circus World Museum, International Crane Foundation and Dells Boat Tours.
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Picture yourself in these beautiful Wisconsin destinations that Midwest Living readers love!
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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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Things to do in Wisconsin's Door County include Whitefish Dunes State Park, Peninsula Players Theatre, fish boils, cherry picking and lighthouse cruises.
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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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