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Explore the Midwest with stories and ideas that give you the best destinations across all the Midwest—Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin—plus tips for exploring bordering states such as Arkansas, Kentucky and Oklahoma.

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Where to Find Morel Mushrooms in the Midwest (Without Foraging for Them Yourself)
When rain falls and temps begin to climb, the morel hunt heats up. But you don't have to hit the woods to score these magical mushrooms.
10 Great Midwest Destinations for College Basketball Fans
The colder the weather, the hotter the action at the region's top venues and arenas known for their hoops history.
8 Vineyards and Wineries Where You Can Sip Midwest Sweet Wines This Winter
It's the most wonderful time of the year for sugary indulgences, and these sweet wines deliver.
60 Thoughtful Midwest Experiences to Gift This Holiday Season
Think outside the gift box with baking classes, exclusive tours, overnight stays and so much more.
7 Midwest Destinations for Pro Basketball Fans
An all-star lineup of pro basketball venues beckons fans to indulge their hoop dreams in the Midwest, where NBA and WNBA teams carry on the region's hardwood legacy.

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European-Style Christmas Markets in the Midwest
The heritage of these old-world, open-air markets dates back centuries, giving local and international artisans the opportunity to peddle their steaming, spiced, glazed and glassy wares.