Two-day Itineraries | Midwest Living

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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Pro sports teams and musical and cultural icons mingle with up-and-coming businesses that feed a can-do spirit in Motor City.
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Nearby Put-in-Bay attracts bigger crowds, but Kelleys Island, the largest U.S. island in Lake Erie, has quiet appeal. Hop on the ferry in Marblehead, Ohio, for a scenic weekend of bike riding and...
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Green Bay boasts leafy outdoor spaces, great restaurants—and passion for the only fan-owned team in the NFL.
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Top-notch museums, fun and funky restaurants, and lovely gardens draw visitors to Champaign-Urbana—an especially appealing destination in summer when students clear out.
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Discover the Czech Village, Grant Wood’s art and studio, and impressive museums in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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A Mississippi River cruise, historic hotel, and river and art museums draw visitors to Dubuque, Iowa.
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Not much time to travel? Explore the Midwest on weekends or short weekday trips with our two-day getaway itineraries.
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The Ohio State Reformatory and Kingwood Center are among the highlights of a Mansfield visit.
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Most people associate Sheboygan, Wisconsin, with its famous Sheboygan Bratwurst Company, but visitors with an appetite for more can find standout shopping, lakeside dining and contemporary art in...
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The Wright Brothers’ original plane, a world-class art museum and the nation’s largest collection of Air Force memorabilia highlight a historic flight of fancy through Dayton, Ohio.

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