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 […]

Why you need to attend Women in Travel Summit – Midwest Travel Summit

It’s a new year and that means it’s time to fine tune our business skills.  It’s also necessary to network with others that can help us on our entrepreneurial journey. How about a conference that gives you all this plus the benefits of exploring a fabulous city? This year, the Women in Travel Summit is […]

Filling our 2017 bucket list on ‘National Plan for Vacation Day’

Welcome to “National Plan for Vacation Day.” Jan. 31 has been designated as the day to help people plan their time off for the year. Project Time Off says that people who plan their vacations early in the year actually take time off from work for some recreation. It’s vital that people plan to take time […]

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 […]

Enjoying our stay at the Kenosha Hampton Inn and Suite

Having worked in the hospitality industry for several years, Lisa and I have grown accustomed to staying in quality hotels. As we left the brand we worked for, we have had opportunities to stay at different brands. As we travel, we have found some brands to be a bit better than others. Hampton Inn and […]

Travels 2016: Water, food, history and, of course, cheese awaits you in Kenosha, Wisconsin

The Kenosha area was the only Wisconsin stop for us this year. We had a great time visiting the city that is situated along Lake Michigan. It’s 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 […]

Uke’s revs up Kenosha as a Wisconsin Harley-Davidson icon

Uke’s Harley-Davidson dealership in Kenosha was the first of its kind in Wisconsin. The dealership opened its doors in 1930 with Frank (Uke) Ulicki as the owner. The dealership, still going strong in its 86th year, is home to a Harley-Davidson museum. Before you step inside, though, Uke’s gets your attention with its 70-foot tower […]

Kenosha’s knights seek their holy grail at Mars Cheese Castle

The Knights of the Cheesehead? I imagine if Kenosha’s Mars Cheese Castle had a team of knights, they may consider that name. I do know that the castle has some great food, cheese and drink selections. Mars is a tourist attraction because the store’s building resembles a medieval castle. People shop there because it has […]

Kenosha’s public art scene

Art comes in all shapes and sizes. It can be a mural on the side of a building, or a statue along the lakefront. In Kenosha, Wisconsin, the public art we viewed also included business signs. The city, located about halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, offers a lot of art to enjoy. Carthage College has […]

Jelly Belly center is sweet tour near Kenosha, Wisconsin

My mom used to work at an ice cream factory in Omaha. She once said that you never want to see how something is made, especially if it’s something you like. I’m not a huge candy fan, but I do like a handful of jelly beans once in a while. Lisa and I visited the […]

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