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Summer Getaways

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New Buffalo, St. Joseph and Benton Harbor (90 minutes east of Chicago) welcome visitors with pristine beaches, great shopping, lakeside restaurants and a front-row view of sunsets over Lake Michigan...
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Adventurous cooks and history lovers travel to elegant Villa Louis in southwest Wisconsin to prepare a Victorian breakfast in the mansion’s restored kitchen—no electricity allowed.
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Sun, sand and ... race cars? Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, offers heart-pumping action in a pretty resort area.
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The St. Joseph River serves as a sparkling backdrop for a weekend in South Bend, Indiana, home to the University of Notre Dame.
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No matter your gridiron allegiance, Green Bay delivers a winning lineup of interesting places to eat, play and stay.
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When you need a break from the big city, you don't have to go far. These escapes—including Amish Country, Indiana; Galena, Illinois; and Lake Geneva, Wisconsin—are within a one- to three-hour...
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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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From Minnesota to Ohio, towns along the Midwest's Great Lakes capture the summer vacation spirit. Here are some of our favorite Great Lakes getaways, with tips on exploring each one.
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Slow down and enjoy small towns such as Zoar, Ohio; Stockholm, Wisconsin; Lanesboro, Minnesota; Nappanee, Indiana; and Louisiana, Missouri.
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Treat yourself to a getaway at one of these special Midwest lodgings. Even if you never venture far from the grounds, you'll feel like you've had a vacation.

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