Hamilton Chicago
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Hot Seats: How to Do Hamilton Chicago

With legwork and willingness to brave the elements, you can stage a hit weekend without much fuss.

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On the Rocks: Ohio’s Scenic Hocking Hills Winter Hike

With the leaves down, winter is a good time to see Hocking Hills State Park, when the water that seeps, drizzles, and cascades down the rock walls in warmer months freezes, frosting the landscape with fairytale-quality icicles

Crystal Mountain
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Cold Comfort: Michigan’s Crystal Mountain

Ski Magazine proclaimed Crystal Mountain the “number one resort in the Midwest.” Nearly 60 trails offer a mix of downhill exhilaration for skiers of all skill levels.

18k gold and black-jade cuff by Aaron Faber Gallery
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Our Favorite Chicago Design Weekend Is Here

Every once in a while—and specifically, this weekend—we binge on new aesthetic ideas in Chicago.

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Quilt to Last: Folk Art Flourishes in Paducah, Kentucky

Billed as the “Quilt Capital of the World,” Paducah shreds homey preconceptions of the folk art, showcasing new-wave materials and eye-popping pieces that are solidly 21st century.

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Postcard Pretty: Brown County in Photos

More proof that Brown County epitomizes down-home Hoosierama.

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One of Brown County’s Prettiest Fall Drives to Get Less Bumpy

Next to the scenery, the ruts, bumps, and potholes are what a lot of folks like about the drive—it feels like quintessential Brown County. By this time next year, though, the ride should be smoother.

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Full Flower: An Artist’s Historic Brown County Gardens Bloom Again

A trained artist steeped in Impressionism’s celebration of plein air painting and vivid colors, Selma Steele brought a designer’s sensibility to the landscaping and planting of hillsides and meadows on the property.

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Good Pickin’s in Brown County

Come fall, the property at Kelp’s Greenhouse and Pumpkin Patch becomes a russet-hued Bob Ross painting, with pumpkins and gourds arranged in tidy stacks according to shape, size, and color.

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Log-in Cabins: A New Way to Stay in Brown County

Pamela Keech lives upstairs from her Nashville antiques store, The Emerald Pencil, and rents out a sweetly appointed guest room in the Victorian Gothic cottage.

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Road Trip: Detroit Is Back

Need a weekend getaway? Time to rethink Detroit.

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Buoyant Mood: Midwestern Luxury at Destination Kohler

Kohler Waters Spa guests pitter-pat around in slippers and robes all day, sipping cucumber water and champagne.

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Miss IN Light IN? Three More Digital Projection Festivals to See

Looking for your next fix of “photon bombing”? Here’s where to go.

Bloomington Snails Away tiny house
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Rent Tiny Homes on a Lake in Bloomington

A cluster of rental tinies in Bloomington invites you to experience the trend without committing.

Omni Nashville
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Nashville: A Big Unveiling

Entourages rush Lower Broadway ’til the wee hours in designer cowgirl boots and matching tiaras and sashes, hustling veiled brides-to-be in and out of honky-tonks. The walkable strip is boisterous yet safe—Vegas without the sleaze.