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In this Michigan oasis, you can kayak to a dozen fine breweries
Traverse City is known for a vibrant downtown that abuts Lake Michigan, and its proximity to Michigan's best wineries and famous sand dunes.
Quick Trips: Flyway Film Festival, Pipestone Paranormal Weekend, Scenic Drive Fest, Jack O'Lantern Days
Milwaukee getaway offers a lot more than beer — and also a lot of beer
From a work-themed museum to beer events, Brew City really delivers.
Midwest Traveler: Iowa City is literature city, literally
This City of Literature has a dedicated writerly scene.
Quick Trips; Norsk Hostfest, Boats and Bluegrass fest, Leaf Days, Apple Festival
Midwest Traveler: Scandinavian celebration Norsk Hostfest returns to Minot, N.D.
The 42nd Norsk HØstfest will draw 50,000 people to Minot, N.D., Sept. 25-28.
Midwest Traveler: Where to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage
Minnesota and other states mark the centennial of the 19th Amendment.
Unique lodging options in Wisconsin Dells
Treehouses, tiny houses and a Frank Lloyd Wright cottage are all options.
Wisconsin Dells has a water park you may not have considered: The Wisconsin River
Dip into the Wisconsin River — the natural beauty that first spurred tourism at the Dells.
Superior's divine isles: Exploring the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
The Apostles are among the last truly remote places in the Midwest, precisely because they are so hard to reach.
Midwest Traveler: Chicago's beer spa is a barrel of fun
In Chicago, soak in the suds for an afternoon of brew-filled relaxation.
Midwest Traveler: Elkhart Lake, Wis., is a resort town without the pretension
Elkhart Lake is an old-fashioned, traditional summer getaway in eastern Wisconsin.
Midwest Traveler: The Henry Ford Museum assembles epic American artifacts
Visitors to the Henry Ford in Dearborn, Mich., see Rosa Parks' bus, Thomas Edison's lab and Abraham Lincoln's law office.
Spirit of South Dakota: Road trip along the Missouri River reveals heart of the state
History looms large during a road trip along the Missouri River in South Dakota, home to reservoirs, breweries and Lakota culture.
Midwest Traveler: On a summer day trip, St. Cloud's appeal is clear
St. Cloud transforms from drive-through city into day-trip destination.
Midwest Traveler: Lincoln-loving Springfield, Ill., is worth a visit or three
Lincoln looms large in Illinois' capital, which boasts Route 66 relics and only-in-Springfield fare.
Wisconsin is hooked on Friday fish fries
Friday fish fries are a "rite of passage" at restaurants and bars all over the state.
Along the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail, the Midwest meets Napa
Southwest Michigan's vineyards boast variety — and a cute new B&B.
Midwest Traveler: A Pride guide to LGBT Chicago
There's a place for all orientations in Chicago's sprawling scene.
Midwest Traveler: Spam Museum makes for a meaty road trip in Austin, Minn.
Austin, Minn.'s famous foodstuff is at the center of this appealing town.
Scandia group proposing tourism upgrades, including arts and heritage center
Washington County town considers reconstructing a structure from its past.
Grand Marais celebration is like the car show for wooden watercraft enthusiasts
A wooden boat parade, puppetry pageant, chowder tasting and contra dancing are part of this North Shore event.
5 budget resorts in Minnesota where we really want to spend a week
Looking for s’mores on the beach, fishing off the dock, lounge chairs lined up on the sand — and a nightly rate that won’t hurt…
Hit the road for these National Park sites around the Midwest
These invigorating National Park Service sites are within a day's drive (or so) from the Twin Cities.
Zipline attractions around Minnesota let you experience the heights of summer
Six unforgettable zipline adventures in Minnesota.
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The 12 rules for not getting in trouble at Katz's Deli
Luxury hotels by the hour; National Geographic snubs Minnesota cities
Midwest Traveler: Welcome to wild world of Watertown, S.D.
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