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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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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 sculpture-filled downtown, a famous park and nearby outdoor rec funnel visitors to South Dakota’s biggest metro, Sioux Falls.
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Beyond having one of the nation’s most famous zoos, Nebraska’s largest city blends independent shops, artfully landscaped parks and world-class dining into a lively downtown, just minutes from the...
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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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Active travelers come to Ely bearing canoe paddles and backpacks; others rest easy at plush lodges.
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Barbecue, shopping, great museums and dueling pianos make for a lively weekend in Kansas City.
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One Chicago CityPass (about $100) grants holders access to up to five attractions in addition to sweet perks (go ahead, skip the line). Interested? Here’s how to make the most of a weekend in Chicago...

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