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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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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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The three largest Great Lakes (Huron, Michigan and Superior) lap against the shores of the upper arm of Michigan, where beauty and bounty feel timeless.
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Farm-to-table restaurants, award-winning wineries and fabulous resorts dot the shore from Traverse City through Charlevoix and Petoskey to Harbor Springs in the northwestern corner of Michigan'...
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Independent boutiques, cozy B&Bs, ghostly tales and the legacy of Amelia Earhart are just some of what you’ll find in Atchison and Leavenworth, Kansas.
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Old West spirit meets urban energy in Wichita, where travelers find contemporary fine arts and a restored Old Town.
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Generations of families have made northwest Iowa’s chain of five glacial lakes their summer destination. Around Okoboji, you’ll find nostalgia in the waterfront amusement park Arnolds Park, hours of...
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The state’s capital city, Des Moines has evolved into a sophisticated weekend destination with reasonable prices. Parks and trails round out boutique shops and independent gastronomy gems.
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If learning about architecture (and staying in gorgeous hotels) sounds like a perfect getaway, then Columbus stands ready to wow you. The town is filled with more than 70 buildings created by famed...

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