Best Midwest Places to Get Snowed In
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Blacksmith Inn on the Shore Enjoy harbor views after a soak in a big tub at this cozy Door County, Wisconsin, spot. From $135. (800) 769-8619); theblacksmithinn.com
Big Cedar Lodge Ozark cooking (blackberry cobbler!), attentive service and upscale pine cabins along Table Rock Lake make this resort near Branson, Missouri, an ideal place to snuggle up by the fire. From $281 for cabins. Read Midwest Living's review. (800/225-6343).
Grand View Lodge Choose from rooms, suites, cabins and townhomes in Minnesota's Brainerd Lakes region. Huge stone hearths, the Glacial Waters Spa and massive windows overlooking Gull Lake beg visitors to unwind. From $215 (866/801-2951).
Harbor Grand Cozy guest rooms offer views of the harbor in New Buffalo, Michigan. Hike along the nearby sand dunes, then sate a guilty craving with 24-hour Ben & Jerry's delivery. From $115 (888/605-6800).
Canal Park Lodge Couples looking for an upscale city retreat love this new Duluth hotel. Balconies face Lake Superior's waves, and restaurants and shops fill a weekend. From $134 (800/777-8560).
Pictured: Warm up by the fireplace at Blacksmith Inn on the Shore in Door County, Wisconsin.