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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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Comfort food, crafts and homey inns neighbor new hot spots for a well-rounded getaway.
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In addition to a significant art scene, Nashville has cool boutiques, classy inns and tree-filled vistas.
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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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The “Waterpark Capital of the World” ranks as one of the most kid-friendly vacation spots in the Heartland, with more than 200 water slides and one of the world's only upside-down wooden roller...
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The state capital tempts with locavore eateries, outdoor rec, museums—and Badger fandom.
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Rapid City and the Badlands (75 miles apart on Interstate-90) combine for a great list of must-do stops.
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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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