Discover Visit Quad Cities – #MWTravel Chat May 17th

Join us on Wednesday, May 17th, at 11 a.m. CT/12 p.m. ET for the Midwest Travel Twitter Chat #MWTravel. Come and discover the treasures to be found in the four cities that make up Visit Quad Cities – Davenport, Moline, Rock Island and Bettendorf. From the home of John Deere’s headquarters to cruising on the Mighty Mississippi […]

Guten Tag: Check out New Ulm’s history and culture

History and culture combine to provide a fun-filled weekend in New Ulm. The southwestern Minnesota community has an interesting history, from German immigration in the mid-1800s to being part of the Indian Wars in the early 1860s. The town defended itself against two attacks by the Dakota tribe. The tribe had a reservation near the […]

The Yanks are coming! KC museum shares World War I story

It started with two shots fired in the dark. A continent on edge for years had now fallen into war. The “Great War” engulfed Europe following the assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary. From 1914-1917, the United States managed to stay out of the war during its period of isolationism. In 1915, more than […]

Midwest Travel Chat featuring Charles City, Iowa

Discover the natural beauty, art, food, history and adventures to be found in our next featured Midwest destination. From navigating rapids to exploring the unique luxury cabins of Red Cedar Lodge, surprises abound in Charles City, Iowa. It is also our next featured destination for the Midwest Travel Twitter Chat on Wednesday, April 5th, at […]

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 […]

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 the beauty of St. Paul’s Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

Minnesota’s Twin Cities offer people amazing free attractions. Our latest venture brought us to St. Paul’s Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Como Park combines two of our favorites – a zoo and a conservatory/botanical garden. We picked the perfect day to visit. The sun was shining, blue skies with a hint of white clouds above […]

Louisburg’s Cedar Cove Cat Sanctuary seeks to protect big cats on the Kansas plains

Lions and tigers and…wait. No bears. What you will see at the Cedar Cove Cat Sanctuary in Louisburg, Kansas, are a dozen or so big cats, such as lions, tigers and cougars. The sanctuary – located about 20 miles southwest of Kansas City, Missouri, has been open since 2000. The cat complex works to provide […]

November Midwest Travel Twitter Chat – Featuring Visit Omaha

Disclaimer: Thanks to Visit Omaha for sponsoring this post and the November Midwest Travel Twitter Chat.  All opinions and views are ours. As the month of October comes to a close, November gets us thinking of the holiday season and winter months ahead.  Our next Midwest destination offers so much to get excited about during this time […]

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