Travel Midwest Magazine Travel Midwest Digital ReplicaSUM17 - Page 81

Weekends are all about fun and relaxation. When Friday hits, we all want to kick off our shoes and exhale the weekday stressors with a deep sigh. The problem is, most of us don’t plan for a good time. We plan to get everything done that we couldn’t fit into our workweek schedule. To those of you that are guilty, stop doing this! Take a weekend and plan for a road trip. Small, yet satisfying, road trips are a great way to escape into a mini-vaca- tion without having the stress of flights, passports, and finances. With the beautiful span of the Midwest as your destination, you’ll never plan a dud, and you’ll likely find many more reasons to take a second and third road trip as you begin exploring. As a region dotted with nature trails, scenic highways, quaint bed & breakfasts, and priceless historical sites, there is a weekend road trip for everyone, and all of them are wallet-friendly. You don’t have to escape across the country, or the world, to enjoy your vacation time. Check out these inexpensive weekend road trips worthy of immediate reservation! A weekend road trip can cover a lot of ground, but it shouldn’t take you more than a 3-4-ho