Potawatomi Zoo

See the more than 400 animals that reside at this 23-acre nonprofit zoo in South Bend, Indiana, that offers opportunities for incredible up-close experiences.  

Evergreen Lane Farm & Creamery

Visit this 40-acre farm and cheese-making operation in Fennville, Michigan, where playful La Mancha goats graze and play. 

Goats at Evergreen Lane Farm & Creamery in Fennville, Michigan (photo courtesy of Evergreen Lane Farm & Creamery)

Zoombezi Bay

Located next to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, this waterpark in Powell, Ohio, is a summer destination for kids of all ages who love waterslides. 

People going down waterslide at Zoombezi Bay in Powell, Ohio (photo courtesy of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium)

Storybook Gardens

Become immersed in fairy-tale classics at this London, Ontario, destination dedicated to imaginative play for the whole family. 

Mother and kids entering castle at Storybook Gardens in London, Ontario (photo by Dudek Photography))

Friendship Botanic Gardens

Created for the Century of Progress Exhibition in the 1930s, this 105-acre Michigan City, Indiana, park features more than two dozen themed gardens.

Pond with fountain and willow trees at Friendship Botanic Gardens in Michigan City, Indiana (photo courtesy of Friendship Botanic Gardens))

Mabel’s BBQ

James Beard Award winner Michael Symon features signature flavors of his hometown in the offerings at this downtown Cleveland, Ohio, favorite. 

Barbecue dish with sauces and beer at Mabel's BBQ in Cleveland, Ohio (photo by Dustin Johnson))

Rail Explorers

Go railbiking through Versailles, Kentucky, along the tracks of the 1888 Louisville Southern Railroad to explore the Bluegrass State in a new way. 

Couple railbiking along elevated track at Rail Explorers in Versailles, Kentucky (photo courtesy of Rail Explorers)

Madahoki Farm

This Indigenous farm in Nepean, Ontario, offers a glimpse into the lives of the region’s Native people by providing insight into their culture as well as the chance to see Ojibwe Spirit Horses. 

Ojibwe Spirit Horses at Madahoki Farm in Nepean, Ontario (photo courtesy of Madahoki Farm)

Aire Ancient Baths

Enjoy the ancient Roman practice of “taking to the waters” at this luxurious space in Chicago, Illinois, that is dedicated to tranquility and relaxation. 

Candlelit Roman bath at Aire Ancient Baths in Chicago, Illinois (photo courtesy of Aire Ancient Baths))

Hidden River Cave

Traverse the longest underground suspension bridge in the world at this Horse Cave, Kentucky, attraction and take a guided tour to one of the largest free-standing cave domes in the country. 

People walking out of Hidden River Cave entrance in Horse Cave, Kentucky (photo courtesy of Hidden River Cave))

Restaurant Pearl Morissette

Enjoy fine dining with a pastoral setting in Jordan Station, Ontario, where chef Daniel Hadida prepares 10-course prix fixe meals using farm-to-table ingredients. 

Rustic tables and wine glasses at Restaurant Pearl Morissette in Jordan Station, Ontario (photo courtesy of Restaurant Pearl Morissette))
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