The lighthouses along Michigan’s northeast shoreline have helped guide more than a century’s worth of sailors. This driving tour follows nearly 78 miles of U.S. Route 23.
This entire region of Illinois is one of the prime winter nesting sites in the Midwest for American bald eagles. Plan your visit around one of these events.
Blackwater Falls State Park in Davis, West Virginia, gets its name from the dark-hued water flowing over its 57-foot main waterfall, but that is just the beginning of its natural beauty.
Choose from more than a dozen restaurants on this self-guided culinary tour in Buffalo, New York, where hungry travelers can sample the city's most famous food export.
This 82-acre state park in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, sits within Susquehannock State Forest, 262,000 acres of remote woodlands in Potter County that are perfect for stargazing.
Learn about the legends of the genre at this Nashville, Tennessee, attraction where names like Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Reba McEntire and Garth Brooks are honored.
More than 90 scenes featuring 180 life-size figures in vintage attire are set up at each lamppost and bench along Wheeling Avenue in Cambridge, Ohio.
The Seneca people once lived in an agricultural community near what is today Victor, New York. This National Historic Landmark tells their story.
From a towering mailbox to a giant golf tee, the intricate details and bright colors of these larger-than-life works capture visitors’ imaginations in Casey, Illinois.
The Finger Lakes Trail travels across 580 miles of west-central New York from Allegany State Park to the top of Slide Mountain in the Catskills.
This attraction in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, sits on 70 acres and boasts opportunities for dining and shopping, a mountain coaster and a treetop walk.
In the wintertime, this Indiana park’s more than 15,000 acres are often covered with snow. Over 50 miles of hiking trails meander among the covered dunes, lakefront and forests.
Lounge within one of the six styles of suites, including the 1,250-square-foot loft suite, or head to the spa for a variety of treatments at this luxurious Aurora, Ohio, getaway spot.
This macabre museum in Chicago showcases more than 100 torture devices — 30% of which are original to their time, while the rest are replicas that give visitors an idea of their craft and use.
One of only four facilities of its kind in the United States, this Muskegon, Michigan, adventure center offers a winter wonderland of outdoor activities.
Over 500 birds, many unique and endangered, live in this expansive aviary in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is the only independent, indoor zoo dedicated to birds in the nation.
Explore the stories of those who sought freedom from slavery with this car-caravan tour that visits historic locations across the Niagara Region of Ontario.
No visit to Tennessee’s capital city is complete without an evening exploring its famous street filled packed with live music, great food and more.
Since 1985, this seasonal attraction in Wheeling, West Virginia, has wowed families with its 6 miles of dazzling installations.
Built in 1858, this Michigan City, Indiana, lighthouse was a beacon and keeper’s residence until the early 1940s. The Michigan City Historical Society opened it as a museum in 1973.
Known as “Quake Lake,” this unassuming, 15,000-surface-acre lake has in Tiptonville Tennessee, offers great opportunities for eagle watching.
Housed at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, this center merges its world-class collection of more than 20,000 historic artifacts with modern technology.
What started in the 1940s as a seminary is now a luxurious, overnight destination in Plymouth, Michigan, a short drive from Detroit.
This deceptively simple creation has become a staple of Kentucky cuisine, and it was created at this hotel in Louisville where you can still order it today
Housed inside a deconsecrated church that opened its doors to worshippers around the turn of the 20th century, this Pittsburgh brewery has become a destination for craft beer fans.
This Danville, Kentucky, attraction’s more than 200 fully furnished dollhouses and room boxes exhibit the tiniest, most exquisite details.
in 1962, a top-secret government bunker was completed deep underneath this White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, resort. Today, visitors can tour the 12,000-square-foot facility.
This fun museum in Alliance, Ohio, embraces the nostalgia of the pop culture phenomenon and delves into the Scandinavian lore surrounding trolls.
This James Beard Award-winning destination in Detroit, Michigan, is where Warda Bouguettaya creates savories and sweets reflective of her background and travels.
This 152-acre cultural campus in Indianapolis, Indiana, transforms into a holiday destination brimming with twinkling lights and seasonal charm.
This Toronto, Ontario, theater’s philosophy is that “only the best is good enough for children.” It stages high-quality, professional productions of both classic and contemporary plays for kids.
Red River Gorge Ziplines in Campton, Kentucky, offers a canopy-tour experience that includes five zips for adventurers of all ages.