About Us

Welcome to The Walking Tourists

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We love traveling – locally, regionally, nationally and internationally (not as often as we would like). We originally started the site to share our experiences with friends and family.

Whether it’s across the world or in our own backyard in Omaha, Nebraska.  We are lovers of all things food, travel, and adventure! We visit various cities in search of new experiences and undiscovered treasures.  Lisa worked in the travel industry for over 16 years, initially working for a hotel company and later as a travel agent. She has co-created the community Midwest Travel Network which connects travel writers and tourism professionals to promote the Midwest. She has spoken at several conferences including Type-A Parent, TBEX (Travel Bloggers Exchange) and WITS (Women in Travel Summit). Today, her full-time job is as an Online Marketing Specialist for the Home Health Care Company Right at Home. Tim Trudell is the writer, editor, and photographer of the couple, covering fabulous places, people, and events. Today, he has an e-book available titled “The Walking Tourists Guide to Nebraska Attractions beyond Omaha and Lincoln” and published the book, “100 Things to Do in Omaha Before You Die,” released in April 2018. In May, 2019 the focus turned to food as they released their next book, “Unique Eats and Eateries of Omaha.” They have traveled for business, sporting events, extended family trips and, of course, for fun. The reason for the Walking Tourists name is they enjoy taking their time walking to most local destinations to help discover new things along the way.

Tim and Lisa

So, come and explore with us.

Contact us via our social media links or email us at –  thewalkingtourists@gmail.com


  1. Saddle Up for St. Joseph | Freedom's Frontier Heritage Traveler
    March 5, 2015 @ 9:49 am

    […] St. Joseph has a lot of history! In this month’s feature article, seasoned heritage travelers Tim and Lisa Trudell provide some recommendations for an outstanding trip to St. […]


  2. Elizabeth
    June 5, 2017 @ 10:32 am

    We would love for you to come and explore Abilene, Kansas. We have lots to offer, from live professional theatre at Great Plains Theatre, to the boyhood home and presidential museum and library of Dwight D. Eisenhower.


    • Lisa Trudell
      June 5, 2017 @ 10:35 am

      We would love to come back to Abilene, KS. We have been there once before but know that we have much more to explore. We only visited the Eisenhower Presidential Museum and Library. We hope to come back soon. Thanks for the invite.


  3. Mike Case
    April 22, 2019 @ 1:15 pm

    I heard about your blog and decided to check it out. My name is Mike Case. I work at Avalon Inn and Resort, in Warren, Ohio. We are about halfway between Cleveland and Pittsburgh here in Northeast Ohio.

    Our Resort construction is almost complete with our new pool, roman bath and outdoor patio and I’m hoping you’d like to come check it out (on us) and write about it. There truly is nothing like it in this part of the country. I’m not sure if you are heading in this direction, but we’d love it if you stopped for a few days and wrote about what you experienced.

    Let me know what you think. Here is the link for you to see more. I’d love for you to experience this great facility. At the very least we can send you a video and some information.


    Mike Case
    330-606-7300 cell


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