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It’s Not Exactly the State Fair, But…

As the traditional state fair season starts across the Midwest, here are some ways to get a taste of the fair experience both in person and virtually.
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You Can Absolutely Have Your Fun and Socially Distance, Too

Travel destinations around the Midwest are coming up with creative ways to keep visitors safe— and entertained. Watch murals being made, drive a vintage car, dine in a private tent and more.
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Who Opens a Restaurant During a Pandemic? These People Do

Midwest entrepreneurs are forging ahead with plans for new places to eat and drink, hoping their businesses can make it through pandemic challenges to better times ahead.
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Iconic Route 66 Cafe Closes Due To Pandemic

One of Illinois' classic Route 66 restaurants just announced its closing. Travelers will miss the fresh pie and coffee—and will have to hope that new managers might take over in post-pandemic times.
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50 Midwest Resorts We Love

Our favorite Midwest resort destinations range from cozy lakeside lodges to indoor water park behemoths. Dive in to check out our top picks for a fabulous Midwest getaway.
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25 Coolest Midwest Lake Vacation Spots

Whether you're searching for serenity or want to make a splash, we have the place for your perfect lakeside vacation in states such as Michigan, Wisconsin, Missouri, Ohio, Minnesota and Iowa.
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