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Ready to get out of the house and out of town? Indulge your wanderlust with one (or more) of these 11 regional destinations.

By Chez Chesak, Mildred Fallen, Lauren Fisher, John Fox, Jaclyn Youhana Garver, M. Leigh Hood, Aiesha D. Little, Sam Rosenstiel, Jenny Wohlfarth, and Brandon Wueske

Experience Bardstown’s Boozy History

Immerse yourself in bourbon country with acclaimed distilleries and museums located just a short drive from Louisville.

Editor’s Letter, October 2021: Find Your Destination

This month, we’re highlighting a variety of unusual destinations you can reach by car, from new museums and fun food scenes to small-town charm and mountain adventures.

Experience the Music of Motor City

There aren't many cities that have an entire genre of music named after them, but Detroit isn’t your average city.

Dublin, Ohio Is a New Culinary Destination

Thanks to new development, this Columbus suburb has turned into a foodie's dream.

Celebrate Black Music in Nashville

Embrace the city's musical roots at Nashville’s National Museum of African American Music.

Embrace Your Inner Ralphie in Cleveland

It’s Christmas every day inside Cleveland’s "A Christmas Story" House, which has been lovingly restored to the 1940s home of the film’s main character.

Shenandoah National Park Is a Rustic Getaway for Nature Lovers

This natural paradise nestled in Northwest Virginia bursts with fall color, with the best time for leaf-peeping typically in mid-October.

Relax in Luxury at Pennsylvania’s Nemacolin Resort

Located in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, Nemacolin is something of a high-end Appalachian Disney World.

Finding Stillness in the Smokies

It is possible to find a stillness in the Smokies—if you know where to look.

You Can Glamp Inside a Yurt in Cumberland

These yurts in the heart of The Wilds are a glamper's dream, featuring unique accents like bamboo flooring and Asian-inspired decor.

Game Like Royalty at Ravenwood Castle

This enchanting bed-and-breakfast delights with medieval charm, but the real treasure trove is in the basement.

Read a digital copy of our October issue!