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Let the Getaway Guys help with insights about where to go and what to do on a day trip or a weekender when regular stuff holds little allure. Neil Cogbill & Alan Barney roam the Chicago region searching for the inordinate, the surprising and the unpredictable. Check out these and other free destination hints: PARDON ME BOYS, "the forgotten travel mode," 60 miles from the Loop; PRAIRIE PROHPET, "F.L. Wright immersion," 12 miles from downtown; CHIMNEYS AND ANTIQUES, "total theater," 113 miles from State & Adams; MAIDS OF THE MIST, "good art, great chocolate," 90 miles over in Michigan; INTERNAL COMBUSTION, "true motoring art," 188 miles east of Macy's; or what about NO BISHOPS, JUST ROLLING PRAIRIE, "resurrected ghost town," 195 miles from the Art Institute. Try these and other vetted trips filled with historical anecdotes, sage comments, funny stories, characters odd or otherwise.


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