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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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Enjoy 15 miles of Lake Michigan coastline at the Indiana Dunes, one hour southeast of Chicago.
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Along the banks of the Rock River, Rockford (90 miles west of Chicago) packs in first-rate cultural attractions and a budding local-food movement.
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The journey along the Illinois River Road appeals to birders, hikers and wine-lovers.
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The Great River Road takes the name Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway between Alton and Grafton, north of St. Louis.
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Covered bridges and lush farmland give way to bountiful vineyards south of Lake Erie. Things to do in Ohio's wine country include the Bridges Driving Tour and the Grand River Canoe Livery and...
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The Queen City’s crown jewels include pro sports, a bounty of great museums and a standout zoo.
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Cowboy-themed, family-oriented Medora makes a great base for a visit to Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
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This reservoir in central Missouri has a rep as a full-throttle boating vacation destination.
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Lakeside family fun defines Brainerd Lakes, 130 miles north of the Twin Cities.
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The other “twin,” Saint Paul’s energetic neighborhoods give Minnesota's state capital a personality all its own.

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