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Take a scenic drive; explore a city, state or national park...
To celebrate Midwest Living’s 25th anniversary, we chose...
Whether you're up for a short ramble or a more...

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Our favorite Midwest resort destinations range from cozy lakeside lodges...
Check out some of our favorite Midwest places to escape for the weekend—...
Whether you're searching for serenity or want to make a splash, we...
Get your kicks on a nostalgic, kitschy, friendlier-than-a-front-porch...
Despite the name, the Quad Cities actually consists of five cities...
All aboard the boat—or Jeep, or zipline—for these cool cave tours.
A big helping of all road-trip memories centers on food. So why not pack...
Break up that long drive along the Midwest’s main east-west passages—...

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Old-school lake vacation charm meets B&B-style hospitality at Tee Lake...
A century-old mansion in Vernon Hills, 35 miles north of the Loop,...
Magic, history and Dalí paintings merit a side trip to Appleton, Wisconsin...
About 30 miles north of downtown Chicago, Lake Forest draws shoppers...
The 300-mile section of Route 66 angling across Illinois lures road-...
It takes a little searching to find the hundreds of artists and galleries...
At the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, white-tablecloth dining...
Architecture and nature buffs find much to love in Canton.