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Weekend getaways

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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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With a superb art museum, a monument to rock ’n’ roll, a gorgeous national park and a first-class orchestra, it’s difficult to deny the lure of Cleveland. Whether you’re in the mood to explore high...
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One Chicago CityPass ($94) grants holders access to up to five attractions in addition to sweet perks (go ahead, skip the line). Interested? Here’s how we’d make the most of a weekend in Chicago with...
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Famous pottery, a cozy bed-and-breakfast and outdoor rec draw visitors to Lake Mills, Wisconsin, 40 minutes east of Madison.
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Northfield, a historic town known for its Defeat of Jesse James Festival each September, awaits 45 miles south of the Twin Cities.
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Adventurous cooks and history lovers travel to elegant Villa Louis in southwest Wisconsin to prepare a Victorian breakfast in the mansion’s restored kitchen—no electricity allowed.
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Sun, sand and ... race cars? Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, offers heart-pumping action in a pretty resort area.
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The St. Joseph River serves as a sparkling backdrop for a weekend in South Bend, Indiana, home to the University of Notre Dame.

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