Weekend Getaways Near Chicago
When you need a break from the big city, you don't have to go far. These escapes—including Amish Country, Indiana; Galena, Illinois; and Lake Geneva, Wisconsin—are within a one- to three-hour drive and offer a variety of activities that will recharge your life.
Beloit, Wisconsin: 96 miles northwest of Chicago
This area is famous for its supper clubs that serve nostalgia and hearty portions. It all goes down easily with an old-fashioned drink.