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 […]

Never Run Out of Things to Do and Save with Groupon

Disclosure: Groupon has sponsored this post. However, we were already fans of Groupon and all opinions and views are ours. Tim and I have heard it more than a few times from some of our friends and co-workers, “We’re not sure what we’re going to do this weekend.” We are pretty sure that they haven’t checked out […]

Sneak peek at The Container Store Omaha opening this weekend

Need something to store a piece of jewelry or maybe a closet full of clothes? Well, I have just the store for you. Omaha is now home to The Container Store. The store opens at Omaha’s Westroads Mall Oct. 22nd. I got a sneak peek into The Container Store Thursday before its grand opening. To […]

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 […]

Midwest Travel Twitter Chat – Join us for Kenosha Fun!

Disclosure: Thanks to Visit Kenosha for sponsoring this post and the July Midwest Travel Twitter Chat.  All opinions and views are ours. Hugging the Lake Michigan shoreline and snuggled right between Chicago and Milwaukee, lies Kenosha, WI. As the Visit Kenosha website says, “Discover what lies beyond the expected”. After visiting Kenosha in early May, we now understand […]

March Midwest Travel Twitter Chat – RoamRight

Disclosure: Thanks to RoamRight for sponsoring this post and the March Midwest Travel Twitter Chat. This post does include an affiliate link. All opinions and views are ours. Tim and I are not real fans of winter. Because we mostly do road trips, we do not favor traveling during the unpredictable weather that comes with […]

Millie Mouse’s great adventures

BY Millie Mouse First, I have to thank Bill Denney of Little Bill’s cheese emporium in Kansas City (MO) for letting me travel with The Walking Tourists this year. I had a blast! Lisa and Tim took me with the on their trip around the world. At least, it felt like that to me. I’ve […]

Get a taste of wanderlust at Travel Design Lounge

We are always thinking about where we are going next…next week, next month, next year. If you’ve followed us for awhile, you know that when we’ve traveled lately, it’s mostly been within a day’s drive. We’ve been to some great places, such as Minneapolis, Montana, the Badlands of both North and South Dakota. They’re fairly […]

Why I blame my Dad…

Like any daughter, I love to blame Dad for everything.  But, one thing I am happy to blame him for is the bug he gave me when I was a child – planting the travel bug. I know, I know.  It’s not life threatening to have the travel bug.  While I blame my Dad for […]

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