1 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland, OH

From rockabilly to Motown to punk – it’s all here inside this striking museum.

2 The Henry Ford Museum, Detroit, MI

Home to such oddities as the chair Abraham Lincoln was sitting in when he was assassinated.

3 Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, MI

Multihued sandstone cliffs, spectacular sand dunes and picturesque waterfalls dot this remote corner of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

4 Chicago architecture, IL

Take a boat tour on the Chicago River or plan a walking tour to see the Second City’s diverse architectural heritage.

5 Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

Soak in the sun with a cold beer and a hot dog at this historic ivy-covered ballpark.

6 State Street, Madison, WI

From one end to another, this mile-long pedestrian paradise is replete with boutique stores, fine pubs, live music venues and a celebrated farmers’ market.

7 Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, MN

Canoe, hike or just marvel at more than one million acres of lakes, rivers and forest.

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