Spring/Summer 2021

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Rising more than 1,000 feet over the Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, this spot provides panoramic vistas of skyscrapers, streets and vast blue of Lake Michigan. 

Visit Springfield, Illinois, where our 16th resident spent most of his adult life and was practicing law when he was elected to the White House in 1860

This family-friendly museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, shares the behind-the-scenes stories of America’s most notorious villains and artifacts such as a 1963 Harley-Davidson police motorcycle. 

This Covington, Kentucky, brewery’s taproom has become a hub where the local community gathers to enjoy tasty traditional styles and fun collaborations. 

Take a distillery tour at this Frankfort, Kentucky, favorite see how the masters craft their bourbons and ryes.

Take in the beauty of the Cheat River Gorge and its seemingly unending canopy of green in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia.

The attractions at this Easton, Pennsylvania spot celebrating the famous crayon brand encourages visitors to engage in art, critical thinking, exercise and technology.

The 275-mile linear trail stretches between South Haven and Port Huron, Michigan, as it passes by forests and waterways

This historic site as well as the nearby Antietam Battlefield are two reasons Civil War buffs head to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

Brothers Brian and Eric St. Clair have been producing their signature corn liquor in Logan, Ohio, since 2015.

The 300-plus-acre park in Knoxville, Tennessee, lets families experience nature without leaving the city. 

The famous comedic actress’ hometown of Jamestown, New York, opened this museum dedicated to her and husband Desi Arnaz in 1996.

This 20-acre park along Lake Michigan in downtown Chicago welcomes travelers to escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the outdoors. 

Head to Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, to explore the world’s longest known cave system, with over 400 documented miles of tunnels and passageways.

This U.S. National Landmark in Marengo, Indiana, offers two walking routes: the 1/3-mile Crystal Palace and the one-mile Dripstone Trail.

This rail-to-trail conversion in Indianapolis, Indiana, is ideal for walking and cycling and has a dozen access points across the area. 

This 2,000-acre, year-round destination in Wheeling, West Virginia, comes alive as temperatures rise each year.

This park in Panama, New York, offers a 1-mile walking trail that wraps around a ridge knotted with unique formations. 

Covering roughly 60,000 acres, this park in Ontonagon, Michigan, is not only the largest state park in Michigan, but also one of the largest in the Midwest. 

This Gatlinburg, Tennessee, favorite is home to more than 100,000 exotic sea creatures representing 350 different species. 

Listen to tunes, see wardrobe and guitars from the greats and commune with the all-time greats in Cleveland, Ohio

This living history attraction in Archbold, Ohio, offers a glimpse into how American life was undergoing a massive transformation a century ago. 

Sign up for a weekend package with access to Saugatuck Brewing Co., a local microbrewery, for a stress-melting getaway in Douglas, Michigan.

Holiday Valley’s most popular summer attraction brings travelers’ love for nature to new heights in Ellicottville, New York.

See canyons, waterfalls, natural springs, sandstone overhangs and breathtaking views along 13 miles of trails in Oglesby, Illinois.

As the nation’s oldest continuously operating railroad, this Strasburg, Pennsylvania, destination offers excursions in restored Victorian- and Edwardian-style coaches. 

This 738-acre park in Trumansburg, New York, offers hiking trails and a lake for boaters, but the main draw is its namesake 215-foot waterfall. 

This Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania museum explores the pop artist’s legacy through famous works, lesser known pieces and personal artifacts.

Located atop Huckleberry Mountain in Sterling, Pennsylvania, this inn offers breathtaking views of the northern Pocono Mountains and makes for a great place to reconnect. 

Explore a beautiful and intricate cave system that leads 140 feet below the surface in Sweetwater, Tennessee.

Eight treehouses — two designed by Pete Nelson of Discovery Channel’s “Treehouse Masters” —offer a natural, upscale getaway in Glenmont, Ohio.

This Cincinnati, Ohio, food tour shares a wide variety of plant-based dishes at restaurants throughout the city.