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Two-day Itineraries

Explore the Midwest with the help of our two-day itineraries, ideal for a weekend or overnight getaway. Find itineraries for big cities, small towns and scenic drives in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota.

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Famous pottery, a cozy bed-and-breakfast and outdoor rec draw visitors to Lake Mills, Wisconsin, 40 minutes east of Madison.
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Near the Canadian border, Grand Forks has an interesting downtown, cool shops and big festivals.
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In spring, birding and antiquing draw visitors to Kearney and Grand Island.
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Just 10 miles east of Kansas City, Independence offers a mix of stops that delights history buffs.
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Northfield, a historic town known for its Defeat of Jesse James Festival each September, awaits 45 miles south of the Twin Cities.
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Each fall, Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize is part art walk, part city tour and entirely vacation-worthy.
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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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Sun, sand and ... race cars? Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, offers heart-pumping action in a pretty resort area.
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Richmond, Indiana, an antiques hub 70 miles east of Indianapolis, has new reasons for you to visit: a Tiffany Stained Glass Tour and a Chocolate Trail.

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