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Explore the Great River Road Scenic Byway towns of Quincy and Nauvoo, Illinois.
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Savor a little European flavor in the Lake Michigan shore town of Holland, Michigan—no passport required.
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Pack a variety of gear to enjoy Lake Michigan activities: a swimsuit for the beach at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, hiking shoes for the trails of Indiana Dunes State Park and an appetite for...
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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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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 day trip from Chicago or a weekend getaway from the big city, you don't have to go far. These escapes—including Amish Country, Indiana; Galena, Illinois; and Lake Geneva,...
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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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