The vast Great Plains and Great Lakes make up The Heartland of the United States.
The region consists of twelve states in the north-central United States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Chicago is the largest city in the region, followed by Detroit and Indianapolis. Known as the Windy City, Chicago is a center of tourism and business. The city is known for its beautiful skyline and views of Lake Michigan, as well as its award-winning restaurants, world-class architecture and some of the finest museums in the world. The Midwest is known for its historical musical influence. Detroit, Michigan spawned genres such as the “Motown Sound” and techno, while Chicago was a great influence for the blues genre. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a tribute to some of the best known musical artists of all time. The Midwest is also home to the great lakes, a group of 5 lakes (Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario) that make up the largest group of freshwater lakes on earth. These lakes provide great opportunities for luxury real estate. With real estate professionals and luxury properties on the waterfronts of the Great Lakes, LuxuryRealEstate.com is the perfect tool for finding your luxurious Midwest home!