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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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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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The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad showcases the scenery between Cleveland and Akron.
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Small towns with personality dot the Flint Hills Scenic Byway through our nation’s largest remaining tallgrass prairie.
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History infuses almost everything in Springfield. Much of Abraham Lincoln’s past lives on here, but beyond that, you’ll find a carillon, classic eats and ghost stories.
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A city known for its lovely art glass, Toledo Mud Hens baseball team and pretty architecture also boasts a stunning cathedral, formal gardens and a great zoo.
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The thrill of NASCAR racing, along with a lively town square and the Iowa’s most famous cheese, bring visitors to Newton, a half-hour east of Des Moines.
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Distinctive museums, eclectic shops and local flavors are attractions in Ames, Iowa, home of Iowa State University.

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