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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.
Milwaukee's Summerfest, Water Ski Days in Lake City, Minn., and Des Moines Arts Festival
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.
Quick Trips: Lighthouse Festival, Judy Garland Festival and a historical look at Minnesota families during WWI
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.
August 2019 entertainment highlights
Scandia group proposing tourism upgrades, including arts and heritage center
Washington County town considers reconstructing a structure from its past.
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…
Zipline attractions around Minnesota let you experience the heights of summer
Six unforgettable zipline adventures in Minnesota.
Midwest Traveler: Iowa barn tours tell the story of the state
So many barns, so little time: Two annual Iowa events inspire dreaming of country life.
New Chicago hotel lets you book a base of your own near Wrigley Field
Chicago Cubs fans can stay at the Wheelhouse Hotel, now open in Wrigleyville.
Shinola luxury brand boosts its profile in Detroit with new hotel
If you like Detroit's Shinola luxury fashion brand, you'll love the casually elegant Shinola Hotel.
Where to find the best blues clubs in Chicago
The tradition of Chicago blues carries on. Here's where to find the best clubs.
Beyond beer and brats: 13 must-try restaurants in Madison, Wis.
Wisconsin's capital and university town gets an A for its culinary delights.
In South Dakota, enjoying buffalo roundup and Wild West shootouts
From buffalo roundups to Wild West towns in the western part of the state.
Midwest Traveler: Louisville's bourbon sprawl
Kentucky's largest city has art and music to offer — and one fine drink.
Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood is a smorgasbord of shopping, food and drink
The Andersonville neighborhood offers a buffet of delights, Swedish and otherwise.
From saunas to snowshoeing, northern Minnesota's Camp du Nord hosts a peaceful winter escape
Camp du Nord is known for its summer family camps. But winter is increasingly a draw for adults, couples and women's groups.
Minnesota's Meat Trail: 5 small-town markets worth the drive
A road trip to the state's best family-run, tradition-loving meat markets.
Midwest Traveler: Sandhill cranes flock to Nebraska in epic migration
The annual crane migration in March gives new meaning to "flyover country."
Reimagined Viceroy hotel fits the bill on Chicago's Gold Coast
The 18-floor pleated glass high-rise hotel sits on the tony Near North Side.
In the depths of winter, Thunder Bay, Ontario, is a sleeping giant
Even during a polar vortex, it's possible to discover the Ontario city's charms.
Eat & Drink
A winter winery crawl on the Twin Cities' western edge
Three wineries near Hutchinson, Minn., and Waconia make for an ideal winter day trip.
Quick Trips: Eelpout and Grumpy Old Men festivals and Big Turn Music Fest
Walker, Minn. Anglers will pick their spots and ready their ice augers for the 40th annual Eelpout Festival Feb. 21-24 on Leech Lake. In addition…
Midwest Traveler: Columbus, Ohio's new craft beer hotel anchors a hopping scene
Scottish brand's DogHouse hotel is a sign of what's brewing in Columbus.
Art and carved ice converge in Rochester, Minn.
Wintertime is fun in the Mayo Clinic city, with the SocialIce festival coming.
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Looking for a summer retreat? Here are 13 great Minnesota getaways
Viewfinders: A lofty family vacation, up Mt. Kilimanjaro
Still life of Amsterdam, with canals, bikes and tulips
Midwest Traveler: Ghosts of the past in Pipestone, Minn.
Manitou Incline tests your lungs and legs in Colorado's fresh air
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