Eastern USA - Great Lakes (PDF Chapter)
This is the Great Lakes chapter from Lonely Planet’s Eastern USA guidebook.
Don’t be fooled by all the corn. Behind it lurks surfing beaches and Tibetan temples, car-free islands and the green-draped night-lights of the aurora borealis. And then, of course, there’s the bright lights of Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and rockin’ Detroit.
- absorb the skyscrapers, museums, festivals and foodie bounty of Chicago
- embrace Detroit’s can-do spirit and partake of its art, eateries and neighborhood bicycle rides
- slow down for clip-clopping horses and buggies in Ohio’s Amish Country
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Illinois, Chicago & Around, Central Illinois, Southern Illinois, Indiana, Indianapolis, Central Indiana, Southern Indiana, Northern Indiana, Ohio, Cleve-land, Erie Lakeshore & Islands, Ohio Amish Country, Columbus, Yellow Springs, Dayton, Cin-cinnati, Southeastern Ohio, Michigan, Detroit, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Central Michigan, Gold Coast, Straits of Mackinac, Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Racine, South Central Wisconsin, Southwest Wisconsin, Eastern Wisconsin, Northern Wisconsin, Minnesota, Minne-apolis, St Paul, Southern Minnesota, Northern Minnesota.
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