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Savanna

By on Aug 2, 2017 in Illinois | 0 comments

We’re planning on visiting Savanna and nearby Sabula, Iowa later this year, once the new crossing bridge is open to traffic … We can’t wait to visit and document our adventures for you here at Midwest River Cities … Stay tuned!

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Rockford

By on Jul 19, 2017 in Illinois, Rockford | 3 comments

Be A “Forest City” Local: 25 Uniquely Rockford Destinations Rockford, the 3rd largest city in Illinois, never seems to get the respect it deserves. Accessible as a day trip from any part of northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, this destination known as “The Forest City” flies a bit under the radar as a spot to visit … We at Midwest...

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Naperville

By on Jul 19, 2017 in Illinois, Naperville | 0 comments

Downtown Naperville: Get To Know These 12 Local Gems If you’ve had the opportunity to travel around the U.S., a question you’ll undoubtedly be asked at some point is “So, where are you from?” … For us, it’s originally Chicago, but having lived in Naperville for 20+ years, we’re recently taken to answering the question with...

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Galena

By on Jul 19, 2017 in Galena, Illinois | 1 comment

Galena: Off The Tourist Track & Under The Radar Steeped in history, Galena has long been a favorite Midwest weekend travel destination. And why not? Tucked away in the far northwest corner of Illinois, Galena offers numerous fine dining options, boutique shopping, plentiful lodging, and a bevvy of attractions … A four season getaway, this charming town of...

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Peoria

By on Jul 19, 2017 in Illinois, Peoria | 3 comments

Visiting Peoria: One Day, 25 Local Gems You’ve probably heard people talk about the challenges of travel … Planning, carving out the time, money, transportation, and deciding what to see are all common travel challenges. Sometimes, sacrifices are made to accommodate an itinerary … And that’s exactly what happened for this Midwest River Cities...

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