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The Ultimate Midwest Bucket List

There are thousands of Midwest attractions worth seeing, but when you only get one lifetime to see it all, you've gotta be a little choosy. This list of nearly 100 things to do features our top tips for unforgettable getaways/


Top 50 American Roadside Attractions

South Dakota's Porter Sculpture Park


Incredible Drive Above the Trees - Denny Creek Viaduct in WASHINGTON state, about two miles west of the summit of Snoqualmie Pass on Interstate 90 through the Cascade Mountains; it is a 20-span, 3,630 feet long viaduct across a steep, forested slope, a deep ravine, and an avalanche path

from Midwest Living

Midwest Interstate Attractions Worth a Stop

Break up that long drive along the Midwest’s main east-west passages—interstates 70, 80 or 90—with these little-known parks, mom-and-pop eateries and quirky sites.


World's Largest Prairie Dog (Jackson County, South Dakota) Located on the Buffalo Gap National Grassland between Interstate 90 exit 131 and the northeastern entrance of Badlands National Park

from Midwest Living

Two-Day Itinerary for South Dakota's Badlands and Rapid City

Rapid City and the Badlands (75 miles apart on Interstate-90) combine for a great list of must-do stops:


Trooper Kenneth Velez was conducting traffic enforcement on Interstate 90…

Near Murdo, S.D., travelers can find the dinosaur skeleton sculpture, quite simply a sculpture of a dinosaur skeleton being walked on a leash. It is right near the 1880 Town, basically a town right off the interstate made to look like it is in the late 19th century. Granted, they still didn't have dinosaurs back then. (South Dakota Office of Tourism)