Metro CC, The Walking Tourists team to offer Midwest travel classes

Want to learn about day trips from the Omaha area? Maybe check out places where legends and celebrities called home in the Midwest? How about checking out some of the natural beauty we have in the region? These and more are the focus of a Midwest Travel class that we and Metropolitan Community College are […]

Spring Getaways in the Midwest – #MWTravel Chat

While we may think the snow currently on the ground makes a beautiful landscape at times, we are ready for Spring. We are ready to hit the road and travel to some great Midwest destinations. For our next #MWTravel chat on February 1st, we’re going to give you some great choices for getaways this Spring in […]

Midwest Travel Chat January 18 – Visit Decorah

Did you know that there are many romantic spots right here in the Midwest? Decorah, Iowa is one of those spots. It is also our next featured destination for the Midwest Travel Twitter Chat on Wed. January 18th at 11am CT/ 12pm ET. There will be prizes to be won by participants in the chat. Keep […]

Harvest season: A look at agriculture in Decorah, Iowa

Editor’s Note: Lisa visited Decorah as part of a familiarization trip and shared her findings on the agricultural industry in the area. With this week’s Thanksgiving holiday celebrating the harvest season, we thought it might be nice to take a look back at Decorah, Iowa.   I recently had the opportunity to join some other […]

New places, familiar haunts highlight our 2016 travel plans

Trips to Indiana, Wisconsin and return visits to Seattle, South Dakota and North Dakota highlight our 2016 travel plans. Clear Lake, Iowa Our travel schedule kicks off with a February visit to Clear Lake, Iowa, Feb. 20th. We are going to check out the annual Colors of the Wind kite festival. Participants fly giant kites […]

February Midwest Travel Twitter Chat – Visit Decorah, IA

Travel With Sara and The Walking Tourists are excited to share the fun at our February Midwest Travel Chat using #MWTravel. Our featured destination will be Decorah, IA. Sara, myself, and a few other travel writers experienced the surprises to be found in Decorah last September. We are excited to now share them with you. […]

From Seed to Farmers Market in Decorah, Iowa

I recently had the opportunity to join some other travel writers in Decorah for a culinary tour of the area. We knew that our taste buds would be satisfied, but what I didn’t realize is how much I would learn during our adventure. Our tour included food from its infancy as a seed and followed it […]

Guaranteed unique stay at Hotel Winneshiek in Decorah, Iowa

The Hotel Winneshiek is a gem in the heart of downtown Decorah, Iowa. It is currently the only full service hotel downtown. This beautifully restored boutique hotel fits well on the Main Street landscape. The name comes from the county in which it’s located. The Hotel Winneshiek was originally built in 1904-1905 and contains elements of the […]

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