The Great Midwestern Road Trip

There are many charming cities in the Midwest worth visiting. Boasting culture and personality, there is something particularly special about exploring them from behind the wheel. Read on for a few Midwestern cities to make more than just a pit stop in.


 

Detroit at night

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Detroit

There is more than just our nation’s glittery automobile history that makes this city worth visiting. Detroit has an endless list of restaurants, cafes, museums, and more that can quickly fill up a weekend itinerary:

 

Milwaukee

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Milwaukee

There is a reason they call it Brew City. If you like beer, you should put it at the top of your list. If brewery tours are not your idea of fun, discover Milwaukee’s many museums, shops and restaurants:

 

DT Iowa City

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Des Moines

Look no further than Des Moines for a quintessential Midwestern experience. You will get a taste for small-town friendliness alongside state-of-the-art attractions when you put Des Moines on your radar:

 

Omaha

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Omaha

Take a closer look at Omaha and you will find that there is plenty to see in this Great Plains state. Take a break from driving duty with plenty of outdoor activities in the area:

 

Kansas City

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Kansas City

This town is known for two beautiful things—its jazz heritage, and a command of barbecue cuisine. You are going to want to stop here for a night or two, at least:

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