Back Road: Summiting Kansas
The state's highest point—4,039 feet above sea level—meets our writer's expectations: A metal sunflower sculpture. A mailbox with a guest book. And infinite pasture.
One more reason to get outside this fall: The rascals of Nordic folklore lurk in a Chicago burb.
Booze. Ghosts. Or a mash-up of both. These four stops in the notoriously haunted northwest Illinois river town deliver what you need for a, uh … spirited getaway.
Genius. Murder. Affairs. No architect packed more drama into a lifetime than Frank Lloyd Wright, who left a thousand stories in a collection of Midwest homes open for tours.
The Ultimate Midwest Bucket List
There are thousands of Midwest attractions worth seeing, but when you only get one lifetime to see it all, you've gotta be a little choosy. This list of 100 things to do features our top tips for unforgettable getaways.
Hollywood’s Golden Era glows again in four of our favorite restored Midwest small-town cinemas. Plan a weekend road trip to a time when nights at the movies were an experience, not a download on your iPad.
Farm-to-table restaurants and fabulous shoreline attractions make Traverse City delicious fun. These colorful Instagram photos perfectly capture the region's flavor.
Get your kicks on a nostalgic, kitschy, friendlier-than-a-front-porch drive down the Midwest stretch of Route 66. We dug up our favorite captures from the Mother Road in Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma, listed from north to south.