City weekends

  • Pinching pennies in Chicago

    It's easy to save money in this lively town ... and to spend it, too.

    Read story and trip tips
  • Chicago as you like it

    Beaches or museums, baseball or music? This fun-loving metropolis makes it hard to decide what to do first.

    Read story and trip tips
  • Party in Milwaukee

    Summer is one long festival in this easygoing city on Lake Michigan.

    Read story and trip tips
  • Milwaukee at Christmas

    During the holidays, this city shimmers like Cinderella.

    Read story and trip tips
  • Chicago at Christmas

    During the holidays, this glittering, festive town becomes the City of Broad Smiles.

    Read story and trip tips
  • A jolly holiday in Minneapolis

    Christmas festivities draw tourists and locals alike into the lively heart of the city.

    Read story and trip tips
  • Sightseeing in St. Paul

    In downtown St. Paul, a cluster of family attractions make the city's origins a distant memory.

    Read story and trip tips
  • Rah Rah Rochester

    The quiet medical giant may be sterile, but it's also engaging.

    Read story and trip tips
  • On the river in Minneapolis

    The energy first created by a waterfall has returned to this Mill City district.

    Read story and trip tips
  • Globe-trotting in Chicago

    From Chinatown to Andersonville and Ukrainian Village, these colorful districts are a window into other worlds.

    Read story and trip tips
  • Your browser does not support our events calendar page. Please consider an update.