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Trips You Can Take on a Tank of Gas in Wisconsin

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Amazing food, spirited sports, and astounding sights — what's not to love about Wisconsin? If you're looking to get away without leaving the Badger State or having to fill your gas tank, you're in luck. We have some marvelous options that are perfect for designing your own epic summer road trip. There are tons of choices, so get in the car, add friends, family, and fun, and you're good to go.  

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Guide to Wisconsin Summerfest

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  • Wisconsin
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Gear up and get ready to rock out with your friends at the self-proclaimed "world's largest music festival," Wisconsin's Summerfest. Held every year from late June to early July (June 26 to July 8 in 2019), Summerfest electrifies Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee for more than 10 days of action. Before you buy your tickets, use this guide to learn all details.

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The Best Fall Festivals in the Midwest

  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin
  • Community

Summer gets all of the credit for having the best festivals, but what about fall? The people who live in the Midwest generally experience short summers and like to stretch out outdoor activities as long as possible. That’s why there are so many fall festivals! Sure the temperatures aren’t as warm as summer, but it’s still not cold enough to keep Midwesterners inside. Check our CreditBox’s list of the best fall festivals to enjoy before winter hits! 

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The Best 4th of July Celebrations in America

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • "New Mexico"
  • Utah
  • Wisconsin
  • Holidays

Are you planning to head to a 4th of July festival this year? Letting someone else put on the fireworks show and cook the food for a change? If you live in Illinois, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, or Wisconsin, we’ve done the work for you and scoured the internet to find the best Independence Day celebrations in every state. Check out our top picks.

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The Best Summer Music Festivals in the Midwest

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  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • Wisconsin
  • Community

Winter can feel like it lasts forever, especially in the Midwest. Along with warmer weather, the best part of summer is the music festivals. Luckily, the Midwest boasts some of the most popular in the country! Nothing is better than enjoying great music outside with close friends. Worried you don’t have the funds? Turn to CreditBox!  If you live in Chicago, Milwaukee, or St. Louis, keep reading for our list of music festivals you don’t want to miss this summer.  

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Memorial Day Weekend: Chicago Driving Distance Destinations

  • Illinois
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin
  • Travel

The long Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to pack your things, fill up your gas tank, and get away. If you live in Chicago, you’re lucky to live within driving distance of some of the country’s most beautiful destinations – and perfect spots to spend your Memorial Day weekend getaway. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, history buff, beer connoisseur, foodie, or photographer, there’s a destination for you within driving distance of Chicago, Illinois.

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Your Guide to the August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • "New Mexico"
  • Utah
  • Wisconsin
  • Educational

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a very exciting cosmic event can be viewed across the United States. A total solar eclipse will cross the U.S.A. from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. In a total solar eclipse, the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, blocking the sun and its corona, or atmosphere, completely from the Earth’s view. 
 

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