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9 Things We're Crushing on This Winter

Two big-deal chefs unite in Michigan. Hard seltzer hits a craft brewery near you. And yes, that cuddly pup can ride on your luggage cart.
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Recharge Your Spirit at a Midwest Folk School

Modern folk schools are forging a movement built on timeless craft and shared experience—packaged up in a single day or weekend away.
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7 Ways to Live Well This Winter

Brave the low temps and get outside on New Year’s Day—you’ll thank us later. Plus, ideas for adding muesli to your menu, making your holidays more green, and tracking exercise on your phone.
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An 89-Year-Old Ohio Grandmother and Her Grandson Are Road-Tripping to All U.S. National Parks

Ohio natives Brad Ryan and his grandmother Joy share their experience with mending their relationship, taking an epic road trip to visit all 61 U.S. national parks, having an Instagram following of over 20,000, and the best and worst parts of being on the road.
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Q&A with Luke Bryan

MWL talks to country star and American Idol judge Luke Bryan about bringing his annual Farm Tour to the Midwest this fall—and his fave state fair foods.
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Chasing Fall Color with The Burnout Babes

Winding through lush forests to mountaintop overlooks and tiny Ozark towns, six women on motorcycles lean into power and vulnerability on the open roads of Southeast Missouri.
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14 Great Midwest Places to Eat, Play and Stay This Fall

Hot off the minds of travel writers across the region: your definitive guide on where to play, eat, drink and stay as the temperature lowers.
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Midwest-Made Leather Goods

A photo conveys the style of these Midwest-made leather pieces—but you’ll just have to take our word on how good they smell and feel.
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16 Great Midwest Places to Play, Eat and Stay

Hot off the minds of travel writers across the region: your definitive guide on where to play, eat, drink and stay now.