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    Actress Jeanne Tripplehorn's Guide to Route 66

    • 2 Hotels
    • 3 Activities

    Jeanne Tripplehorn is the spokesperson for the World Monuments Fund, an organization now working to preserve and protect Route 66. For T+L, Tripplehorn shared her favorite haunts. More

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    BBQ Tour of America's South

    • 5 Hotels
    • 18 Restaurants

    Every morsel of barbecue tells a story, starting with the meat: if it’s sausage, you’re in or around Austin, Texas. Mutton? Owensboro, Kentucky. Whole hog might be eastern North Carolina, western T... More

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    Chicago Hot Dog Crawl

    • 2 Hotels
    • 7 Restaurants

    Ever since Austro-Hungarian immigrants Emil Reichel and Sam Ladany introduced Vienna-style sausages at Chicago’s 1893 World’s Fair, “wieners,” also known as red hots, have been the city’s essential... More

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    Dining at Chicago's Best Restaurants

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    There’s just no stopping Chicago on its march toward the title of America’s Dining Capital. As restaurants elsewhere flounder, the Windy City hits it out of the park in every category. More

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    Discovering Rotterdam

    • 4 Hotels
    • 4 Restaurants
    • 15 Activities

    Holland’s second city is smaller and edgier than Amsterdam (an hour north by train), and its thriving architecture and design scenes have earned Rotterdam a growing share of the spotlight. In typic... More

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    Driving Trip: Chicago to Harbor Country

    • 1 Hotel
    • 3 Restaurants
    • 10 Activities

    Harbor Country, Michigan, a cluster of eight lakefront communities connected by windy, tree-lined back roads, is the weekend getaway of choice for Windy City residents (including Oprah!). More

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    Green Travel in Chicago

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    • 1 Restaurant
    • 2 Activities

    Blessed with a crop of sustainably-minded restaurants, energy-efficient public transportation, and the wide green oasis of Milennium Park, Chi-Town is a green traveler's haven. More

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    Mini Trip: Chicago's North Avenue Beach

    • 2 Hotels
    • 1 Restaurant

    A short drive from downtown, you'll see everyone from lobster-red Ditka fans to bronzed, buff young professionals swimming, sunning, and spiking volleyballs. More

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    Mini Trip: Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

    • 2 Hotels
    • 1 Restaurant
    • 3 Activities

    Catch a performance at the Kennedy Center's free Open House Arts Festival, wine and dine, and go undercover at the International Spy Museum. More

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    Stylish Chicago

    • 2 Hotels
    • 5 Restaurants
    • 6 Activities

    Taste the Windy City’s cutting-edge cuisine, explore the Obamas’ neighborhood, and be wowed by Renzo Piano’s new modern wing at the Art Institute. More

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    The Latest Chicago Itinerary

    • 8 Hotels
    • 9 Restaurants
    • 26 Activities

    Today, Chicago mixes innovative architecture with green spaces, cutting-edge cuisine with hot dogs and pizza, and world-class shopping with independent boutiques. Its cultural scene boasts great mu... More

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    The Midwest: An Architecture Buff's Tour

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    It's no secret anymore: The Midwest is home to some of the most innovative contemporary architecture in America. Our five day self-guided tour includes stops in Toledo, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and ... More

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    Touring Chicago's Hottest Tables

    • 7 Restaurants

    Though chefs like Charlie Trotter and Rick Bayless long ago helped Chicago shed its "Hog Butcher for the World" image, the city hasn't quite been able to edge past the dining capitals on the coasts... More


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