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Within a month or so, the rivers that drain into the upper Midwest's Great Lakes will begin to shake winter's frozen grip. Fantastical ice formations that cluster...

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The first time I visited Springfield, Illinois, I wanted to know if there was any unique local food I should try. My boyfriend, a Springfield native, told me about...

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“Free” is such a beautiful word. Especially when it’s paired with something really cool to see or do. My hometown of Madison offers a wealth of free or low-cost...

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More than 100 years ago, the Ball family brought its glass factory from New York to Muncie, Indiana, to take advantage of huge deposits of natural gas that could be...

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In the southernmost reaches of Ohio (50 or so miles south of Columbus), a region of the Midwest called the Hocking Hills feels distinctly Southern. The name comes...

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For a fun, well-rounded Midwest weekend getaway that’s easy on the wallet, check out free Kansas City attractions, such as the Hallmark Visitors Center, the Money...

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Chicago’s lakefront, waterways, parks and gardens make it easy to be outdoors and exercise year-round. Here are some of my favorite ways and places to actively...

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Whether you’re a fan of the Twin Cities’ glittering blue lakes and lush parks or its many artsy offerings, there is plenty to do for free or for only a parking fee...

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You could easily while away an afternoon picking through sun-warmed cobbled rocks along Minnesota’s North Shore while debating the better blue: the crisp hues of...

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Chicago may be the Midwest’s largest city, but enjoying it doesn’t have cost big bucks. Here are our top picks for saving time and money, including free museums,...

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