Midwest Wine Country Weekend Getaways
Kansas: Head to Smoky Hill
About 20 wineries dot the eastern and central parts of the state, with several clustered close to Kansas City.
Sip: Taste hearty reds and drier whites, along with sweeter varieties, at winemakers' dinners or the tasting patio at Salina's Smoky Hill Vineyards & Winery (left).
Stay: Swedish Country Inn in Lindsborg, about 20 miles south of Salina, celebrates the town's Swedish heritage with a Scandinavian-theme breakfast buffet and Swedish furnishings.
Play: Learn about pioneer life at the McPherson County Old Mill Museum in Lindsborg.