Brandon Withrow is a Midwest-based travel writer, whose past life was as a religious studies professor. His byline appears in Sierra Magazine, Business Insider, The Religion News Service, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, among other places. He's the author/co-author of nine books, including (co-authored with Menachem Wecker) Consider No Evil: Two Faith Traditions and the Problem of Academic Freedom in Religious Higher Education. Find him at Follow him at @bwithrow (Twitter) and @bgwithrow (Instagram).


It’s an unofficial slogan adopted by many locals but it’s very much an understatement, as this is a city with a multitude of options.