Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets a shopping gem in Kenosha area

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Shop ‘til you drop! At the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, it would be an easy thing to do. Lisa and I are fans of walking (duh!) and the Wisconsin outlet center didn’t disappoint. Pleasant Prairie has three sections to the outdoor shopping center. Each one provides a great shopping opportunity. The outlet center is home… Continue Reading …

Omaha university powwow kicks off summer celebrations for area Native Americans

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The sound of tribal drums echoed in the concourse of Baxter Arena Saturday as hundreds of people gathered for an All-Nations Powwow at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s arena. The Wambli Sapa Memorial Pow Wow attracted people from around North America, as Native Americans of all ages participated in dances, from traditional (such as… Continue Reading …

A taste of the world via Kenosha restaurants

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Kenosha is home to some great dining. You can enjoy meals from casual to upscale. After dining at some of the best restaurants in the city, it’s like we traveled the world over a weekend. We enjoyed meals with traditional American flair, Mexican and Italian. Twisted Cuisine offers a different take on food. Imagine stuffing… Continue Reading …

Kenosha offers great attractions, food

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Situated along Lake Michigan, less than two hours north of downtown Chicago and less than an hour south of Milwaukee, Kenosha offers visitors a mix of big city life and small community feeling.  The food is on par with anything you might find on Chicago’s Mag Mile. Attractions are high quality. We enjoyed an amazing… Continue Reading …

Exploring Seattle in 2 days

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Let’s say you’re in town for the weekend and you only have two days to take in the sights of Seattle. What do you do? I suggest buying a CityPass book, first. It costs about $69 and saves you about 40 percent off the regular admission to places, such as the Space needle, EMP Museum,… Continue Reading …

Long Beach Peninsula’s Cape Disappointment impresses

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You would think calling your attraction Cape Disappointment may not be the best idea for marketing purposes. But, Cape Disappointment State Park in southwest Washington is far from its namesake. The spot where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean offers beautiful scenery – cliffs, trees, the ocean and a lighthouse. Cape Disappoint is a… Continue Reading …

June Midwest Travel Chat – Visit Decorah

Downtown Decorah during 45th Annual Norwegian Festival

We have been to several cultural festivals the last couple of years. We have now added the Nordic Fest to that bucket list. This year Decorah, IA will be celebrating it’s 50th annual Norwegian Festival, Nordic Fest. Travel With Sara and The Walking Tourists are excited to share the fun at our June Midwest Travel Chat… Continue Reading …

Long Beach Peninsula perfect spot for World Kite Museum

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Tell someone in Long Beach to go fly a kite, they’ll know exactly where to go. Long Beach – known as the World’s Longest Beach – is home to the International Kite Festival every August. Thousands of people from around the world flock to the southwestern Washington peninsula to take in the views or to… Continue Reading …

‘World’s Longest Beach’ is a major attraction on Long Beach Peninsula

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Washington’s Pacific Coast isn’t designed for swimming. Let’s get that out of the way right away. The water tends to be cold, as it travels southward from Alaska. Temperatures average about 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The Pacific Ocean’s current is strong. There are rip tides. People can step in deep holes dug by crabs, up to… Continue Reading …

Dining on Long Beach peninsula

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Long Beach peninsula is home to some amazing food. Be it a spin on burgers to elk sausage gravy to duck glazed in a maple syrup, Long Beach and Seaview restaurants have delicious dining down pat. Restaurants range from casual dining to fine dining. We started our visit to the southwestern Washington coastal communities with… Continue Reading …

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