Eliel Saarinen
Try these Midwest city escapes

For anyone craving an urban change of pace, Midwestern cities provide great options. Don't laugh. Whether you enjoy museums, art, theater, music, gambling or shopping, cities such as Detroit, Des Moines, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and St. Louis have much to offer. Here is a sampling of what you can find in these six cities, with examples of seasonal hotel packages. (Unless otherwise indicated, the package is one night for two people, and does not include taxes and parking; and prices are subject to change.) Web sites for each city have an accommodations or deals link where you can find packages. Detroit Motown has had its ups and downs, but now things are definitely on the...