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Bill Hammond

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Czech composer Antonin Dvorak and his family stayed in this building during his stay in Spillville, Iowa, in the summer of 1893.

Spillville, Iowa: A charmer off the beaten track

The town of about 400 people is where Czech composer Antonin Dvorak spent time composing some of his music in the late 1800s.
Spending a warm summer night with the Miesville Mudhens on the field is a way to step back in time.

Miesville, Minn. -- a place of simple pleasures

'Miesville, MN - Pop. 135 ... and GROWING" reads the cook's T-shirt at King's Place, one of the better burger bars to be found anywhere.
Heading uphill on a chairlift at Cascade Mountain in Portage, Wisconsin.

Skis, cheese and wine in Wisconsin

Two ski areas near Wisconsin Dells offer perks that are rarely found in the Upper Midwest.
At Ashwabay.

In Bayfield, ski hill exudes retro vibe

Come to this Wisconsin town in winter for the quiet beauty. Stay a little longer for skiing like it used to be.
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