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When summer days start to sizzle, head underground. The Midwest claims some of the world’s longest cave systems, along with reclaimed mines and other underground...

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If you’re in Cedar Rapids, get ready for cultural immersion! From Czech Village to the outlying Amana Colonies—with plenty of food, drink and market stops along the...

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Sitting in a gazebo overlooking a lake, we drink a toast to the setting sun as we watch Grevy’s zebras, Sichuan takins, Sable antelope and even a Bactrian camel...

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At Hands On Art Studio in Door County, Wisconsin, gold, red and blue tiles for mosaics fill jars like jellybeans in a candy store. Owners Cy...

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Chicagoans love summer. It’s glorious here through September (and even into October), with the waters of Lake Michigan sparkling, green parks bustling with families...

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Johnnie Morris’ repertoire leans heavily on his knack for framing experiences. The Missouri-based entrepreneur grew his Bass Pro Shops into a chain of megastores by...

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It's flea-market season. Whether you're a browser, a buyer or a bargainer—or all three—here's our list of must-attend Midwest flea markets, each filled with quality...

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It’s an impressive disappearing act. Each year, 200-some artists descend on a town to paint for four days. When they leave, the only clue they were ever there is a...

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It's time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather in Chicago, a city so happy to see summer that even the scent of sun-warmed asphalt seems a perfume drawing us...

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Iowa's capital is known for being home to the State Fair, but Des Moines also gives artists, foodies and explorers plenty to love.

1) John and Mary...

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