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Best Pies in the Midwest - recommended by Midwesterners

Do you love pie? Are you heading to the Midwest? The #MidwestMondayChat on twitter comes through again —this time, with great pie recommendations from all around the Midwest!

We looked over all the tweets, from travelers, bakers, and general pie eaters, and chose our favorite pie from each of the 12 Midwestern states. Check out our top choices for the best pies in the Midwest! #pie #OpenWideTheWorld

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A Traveler's Guide to Day of the Dead Altars

Día de los muertos is a festival that travelers are increasingly likely to encounter, not just in Mexico, but all around the United States every October and November. Our guide to Day of the Dead altars (“altares de muertos”) and their accompanying offerings ("ofrendas") helps travelers understand a centerpiece of the celebration. #dayofthedead #diadelosmuertos #openwidetheworld

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Ancient Chinese Symbolism in Modern Chinatown Chicago

Chinatown is one of our favorite spots to spend a day around Chicago. But more than just a neighborhood with good food and intriguing markets, Chicago's Chinatown can connect visitors in-the-know with a small slice of history and Chinese symbolism. Watch for these fascinating elements on your next visit to better engage with Chinatown. #chinatown #openwidetheworld

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