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Five Great Midwest Weekend Fall Escapes
Looking for a weekend getaway? Don’t let the fact that it’s fall stop you! Amazing attractions await you throughout the Midwest and are the perfect excuse to take that road trip you’ve been thinking about. Here are five great places to escape to:
While many consider Indianapolis a sports city – and with the NCAA Hall of Champions in the city, you could definitely take advantage of a sporting theme – the city is a cultural destination as well. The Indianapolis Museum of Art has collections from around the world on its 152 acre campus. If it’s not too chilly, the White River State Park has paths that go past the Indiana State Museum and the Indianapolis Zoo.
This small town, originally populated by lead miners, is reinventing itself as a weekend destination. Located in the northwest Illinois hills and featuring century-old buildings in its downtown, Galena is a shopper’s paradise, with over 90 shops selling home accessories, art, and antiques. If you need a place to stay, the town also has about 50 hotels and inns.
Dubuque is the oldest city in Iowa, so it makes sense that it boasts thriving historical districts. Cable Car Square has a diverse array of art galleries and shops and the nearby National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium showcases 12 aquariums full of river aquatic life.
St. Louis, MO
A wealth of activities, St. Louis is more than just an arch – though if you’ve never been for a ride up to the top, it’s worth it for the 30-mile views. Once you’re back on the ground, check out the eclectic City Museum, housed in a former shoe factory. You can really feel the blues here too, as the city celebrates its musical heritage with concerts at venues all over town.
Lady Luck Casino® Caruthersville, MO
Looking for games galore and delicious restaurants? You can’t go wrong at Lady Luck Casino® Caruthersville! With slots, video poker, blackjack, roulette, poker, and craps, you’re sure to find a game that’s right up your alley. And if you get hungry, try Otis & Henry’s® Bar and Grill, with choices ranging from steak to burgers to fried green tomatoes. If you’re on the go, O&H Express® offers many Otis & Henry’s® favorites and is perfect place for a quick bite!
With a multitude of destinations and activities, it’s the perfect time to get away in any of these Midwestern locations. And what better way to take a road trip than in a Chevrolet® Malibu? On November 26th at 10:00 p.m., Lady Luck Casino® Caruthersville is holding its Chevrolet® Malibu Giveaway. Just enter the qualifying drawings at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. every day in November except on the 26th! On November 26th at 10:00 p.m. we will choose 10 grand prize finalists. One will win the car and the nine others will win their share of $2,000 cash. So come on down to Lady Luck Casino® Caruthersville in November for your chance to win the ultimate road trip car!