Whether you’re looking for family fun, outdoor adventures, or city exploring, every state in the Midwest has something to offer. Each state has something different to explore, from historic sites to outdoor activities.
Not to miss spots for families include Maggie Daley Park (with an ice ribbon in winter) and Millennium Park, the Museum of Science and Industry, Navy Pier, and an architecture river cruise on the Chicago River.
This is a great place to visit if you’re looking to escape the city. We recommend a visit in the spring to see the amazing waterfalls in full flow.
Located on a peninsula between Green Bay and Lake Michigan, the area is made up of charming small towns, stunning state parks, and miles of trails for hiking.
Milwaukee is a city that is constantly evolving. Families will love the Milwaukee County Zoo, Harley-Davidson Museum, Discovery World, and the public markets.
The park’s sand dunes border Lake Michigan and there are 50 miles of trails to explore, both near the shore and in the woods. When you’re finished, spend your time exploring the south shore of Indiana where you’ll find shopping, zip lining adventures, and a small zoo.
If you don’t own a boat, no problem, lots of businesses rent out kayaks, speed boats, and jet skis. You can parasail, explore caves, hit the water park, and spend an afternoon at the skatepark.