5 places to celebrate Easter in the Midwest

As Easter approaches, the Midwest offers some beautiful spots to help observe the holiday. From the story of Jesus Christ to places of worship, you can visit interesting attractions. Considered the “eighth wonder of the world,” the Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend, Iowa, is the largest manmade grotto in the world. The Rev. […]

Grotto of the Redemption is worth the drive to West Bend, Iowa

The world’s largest man-made religious shrine stands among the cornfields of Iowa. This may sound hokey, but it’s true. The Grotto of the Redemption is located in the farming community of West Bend, population of less than 1,000 people. How did a mega-shrine land in the Hawkeye State? It started with a young German seeking […]

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