Get outta town: The Road Trips Issue 2018 | Travel | Chicago Reader

Get outta town: The Road Trips Issue 2018 

If you like Frank Lloyd Wright, alpacas, and Ulysses S. Grant, here are some spots to check out this summer.

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RYAN SEGEDI
  • Ryan Segedi
TATIANA WALK-MORRIS
  • Tatiana Walk-Morris

From the west side to the world: Austin travel agent arranges global adventures—and lists her favorite Midwestern trips

Stops on the Underground Railroad in Indiana, an urban cheese factory in Milwaukee, and an eye-popping Hindu temple are among Crystal Dyer's road trip recommendations.

By Tatiana Walk-Morris

JACIE THOMSEN
  • Jacie Thomsen

Lincoln, lizard mounds, angels, devil’s curses, and junk-food magnates: midwestern cemeteries have ’em all

There are plenty of reasons to visit a burial ground besides paying respects to a loved one.

By Aimee Levitt

COURTESY OF CITY MUSEUM
  • Courtesy of City Museum

The City Museum in Saint Louis will do anything—even risk eternal damnation—to build its Louis Sullivan collection

The Chicago School is alive and well—300 miles south of the city.

By Julia Thiel

NATHANIEL EDMUNDS PHOTOGRAPHY/COURTESY OF NEWFIELDS.
  • Nathaniel Edmunds Photography/Courtesy of Newfields.

Trash or art? Visit the Indianapolis Museum of Art and decide for yourself

The museum, now known as Newfields, has undergone a controversial rebranding.

By Deanna Isaacs

JUBE
  • Jube

Past the prairie

Leave the flatlands behind with a trip to Savanna and Galena, along the bluffs of the mighty Mississippi.

By Ted Cox

COURTESY OF RECYCLED RECORDS
  • Courtesy of Recycled Records

Will the music finally stop at Recycled Records in Springfield?

The store features 30,000 records for as little as $2 each, but its owners are ready to move on

By Ryan Smith

MATTHEW GILSON
  • Matthew Gilson

Subs, Sputnik, and sundaes make a Wisconsin trip to Two Rivers and Manitowoc a must

A “Dream House” designed by Frank Lloyd Wright makes the visit unforgettable.

By Matthew Gilson
RYAN SEGEDI
  • Ryan Segedi

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