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A fall drive on the Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway reveals the sort of views Illinois rarely gets credit for, along with art, history, memorable meals and even local wines.
We hiked. We swam. We even peeked in the bathrooms. All to bring you a state-by-state guide to 35 of the Midwest's greatest natural treasures.
Relax at the Mohican lodge and enjoy the amazing view of a wintry lake through two-story windows.
Spend an afternoon on a fossil hunt.
If you appreciate Wild West heritage and like the outdoors, you'll love Fort Robinson.
You'll enjoy the beautiful sandstone surroundings in Kansas.
Although the fall colors will absolutely floor you, consider visiting during any season.