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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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Spring Getaway on Missouri’s Historic Katy Trail

Last summer, I ran away from the headlines to ride my bike across Missouri on the historic katy trail— best decision ever. If you need a spring tonic after a trying winter, here’s your prescription.

Our Guide to Midwest Honey Finds

When a bee finds flowers, it flies home and performs a coded dance to tell friends where to find the goods. Consider this our groove to you: sweet stuff, straight ahead.

Spring Getaways Sweepstakes

Enter for a chance to win $2,000 toward your own Midwest spring getaway.

13 Editor Picks for This Spring

Our editors and writers share their top picks for home, garden, life, travel, and food. Check out a vintage-chic dried centerpiece, new under-the desk elliptical, Chicago-based granola alternative and more.

Try Golfing for Fitness

More than just a weekend pastime, golf can be the driving force in your fitness routine.

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Midwest Living January/February 2021 Issue

Our January/February 2021 issue features inspirational women across the Midwest—56 thinkers, leaders and doers to inspire you now.

What's New in the Midwest 2021

A luxury campground southwest of Chicago, a world-class skatepark in Des Moines, new boutique hotels and intriguing art exhibits are among the adventures that await Midwest travelers in 2021.

13 Editor Picks For This Winter

Our editors and writers share their top picks for home, garden, life, and travel. Check out a new cozy wool-blend throw, a landmark exhibit at Ohio's Columbus Museum of Art, a brilliant lemon posset recipe and more.