Day Trips

  • 10 great getaways from Chicago

    There's an endless number of fun things to do in Chicago, which is why tourists flock to it from around the world. To paraphrase the English wit Samuel Johnson, "When a man is tired of Chicago, he is tired of life.''

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  • 10 great day trips from Madison

    Madison has the state Capitol, the largest university, two big lakes and all kinds of attitude. There's plenty to do if you want to stay put. But sometimes, you just have to hit the road and explore. Here are some great ways to spend a day in south-central Wisconsin. If you get out the door early, do lots of stuff and stay late, it really will feel like a vacation.

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  • 10 great day trips around Milwaukee

    Oak Leaf Trail, a 100-mile chain of paved paths, parkways and connecting streets. But the city also is surrounded by old Yankee mill towns and German settlements.

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  • 10 great day trips from the Twin Cities

    As wonderful as Minneapolis and St. Paul are, sometimes you just have to get out of town. Luckily, you only have to drive an hour or so to find a world of fun.

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