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 […]

Gretna’s Vala’s cracks open pumpkin patch fun

We were in the pumpkin patch mood, following some recent visits to other pumpkin patches and orchards, so we headed out to the Gretna area to visit the top pumpkin attraction in the Omaha area – Vala’s. Vala’s is celebrating its 32nd year as a pumpkin patch. I recall writing feature stories on it during […]

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 […]

Sioux Falls’ beauty extends beyond Falls Park

Sioux Falls Park The Big Sioux River flexes its muscles as it flows through Sioux Falls’ Falls Park. It starts in northeastern South Dakota and runs for 419 miles before joining the Missouri River near the Iowa-South Dakota border. In the meantime, the river provides a beautiful setting for Sioux Falls’ popular park, with a […]

October Midwest Travel Twitter Chat – Kinseth Hospitality

Patio at the Homewood Suites West Des Moines – photo provided by Kinseth Hospitality Disclaimer: Thanks to Kinseth Hospitality for sponsoring this post and the October Midwest Travel Twitter Chat.  All opinions and views are ours. Warm and inviting spaces, great food and hospitality are what Kinseth Hospitality delivers at its hotel and restaurant locations throughout the Midwest and […]

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