5 Great City Getaways in the Midwest

Great Midwest Cities For Family Vacations

You have a long weekend ahead with no plans, and you want to make the most of that free time. You want to go somewhere that offers a change of pace, and you don’t want your options to end with where you choose to go. This is the perfect opportunity for a city getaway. What better way to enjoy all of the excitement, access, and luxury that comes with a bustling urban metropolis than by visiting the Midwest?

With both established and on-the-rise cities drawing top talent and creative energy from their more costly coastal counterparts, there’s no better time to visit the country’s vibrant midsection. And with so many great deals on midwest hotels to choose from, you can live it up in the city of your choice with great rooms and amenities like spa facilities, gourmet dining, and complimentary snacks and beverages.

Here are 5 midwest city getaway choices that are sure to have you coming back for more.

Detroit, Michigan

With an increasing number of top dining options, breweries, and hotspots for art and live music, the Motor City is beckoning for you to visit. Ever on the rise as a destination for travelers, Detroit is also home to some of the nicest boutique and luxury hotels in the Midwest.

Chicago, Illinois

Whether you want to hit up the summer music festivals or stay warm in a luxurious midwest hotel for a romantic winter rendezvous, Chicago is the place to go for your next city trip.

Spend the day hitting up the museums and parks, and then enjoy some of the local eats. Casual (that pizza!) and upscale (get that reservation for Alinea now) options highlight a city to fit all tastes.

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Cleveland, Ohio

A great place for a weekend family getaway, Cleveland has several popular attractions (the zoo, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Great Lakes Science Center) to keep visitors occupied. Book a great hotel in the heart of the city, see the sights and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Kansas City, Missouri

There’s so much to love about Kansas City. You’ll find some of the country’s best barbecue here (you can’t go wrong with Arthur Bryant’s) and a cherished history celebrating everything from jazz music (at the American Jazz Museum) to sports. Catching a Chiefs or Royals game if the timing is right is a must.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota

The birthplace of Prince and a growing culinary capital in its own right, Minneapolis is a place for lovers of both food and music, not to mention the visual arts. Many come here just to visit the Walker Art Museum, one of the top contemporary art museums in the country.

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