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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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Bald eagles, a beautifully crafted carousel and freshwater pearls add whimsy and character to Lake City and Wabasha, nestled along Lake Pepin where the Mississippi majestically widens.
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People arrive from around the globe to watch Decorah’s most famous residents—a pair of bald eagles nesting by the Trout Hatchery. But Decorah offers much more than these web celebrities, including a...
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Oakley, Colby and Goodland offer I-70 travelers more than just a place to gas up, eat and overnight. First-class museums, giant artwork and natural wonders make for a destination getaway.
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You don't need a student I.D. to appreciate Manhattan. Kansas State University’s vibrant hometown easily fills a weekend, but take time to explore nearby towns.
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The historic Amana Colonies await just 5 miles north of busy Interstate-80 in Iowa.
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The Black Hills’ rugged granite formations, clear streams and labyrinthine caves possess a captivating beauty. Days quickly fill with hiking, fishing, exploring Native American history and tracking...
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A hip hotel, quirky independent stores, sophisticated museums, peaceful green space—welcome to Fargo. Tucked along North Dakota’s eastern edge, this city of 100,000 offers cosmopolitan flair without...
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A sculpture-filled downtown, a famous park and nearby outdoor rec funnel visitors to South Dakota’s biggest metro, Sioux Falls.
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Nebraska’s biggest city is drawing national attention with its booming arts and culinary scenes.
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Indianapolis’ museums, parks and restaurants balance big-city culture with little-tyke appeal. Interactive exhibits at the Indiana State Museum, lawn seats with run-around space at baseball stadium...

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