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National Monuments of the Midwest
5 months ago

National Monuments of the Midwest

There are 124 National Monuments throughout the United States. When you are traveling in the Midwest, there are some wonderful National Monuments to see. Remember that there are also National Historic Sites, Seashores, Rivers, Trails and more that are awaiting your visit, in the Midwestern states.

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Quick Guide to St. Louis
5 months ago

Quick Guide to St. Louis

A Midwestern city with lots of flair and plenty of history, St. Louis could easily entertain you for at least a week. If you only have two or three days to see the sights, though, don’t miss these attractions.

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Delectable Creperies Across the U.S.
6 months ago

Delectable Creperies Across the U.S.

The humble pancake, which when well-made is not humble at all, has an even classier cousin, called the crĂŞpe. Thin and delectable, with origins in the Brittany region of France, crĂŞpes are so versatile, they can accommodate plain or fancy filings. For some of the coolest and cleverest crĂŞpes around, try these destination-dining locations. Read More

5 Favorite Sculptural Cities to Visit
7 months ago

5 Favorite Sculptural Cities to Visit

Public art displays are a great way to show off local talent, keep the arts alive, and inspire the community. Without it, our cities are just roads and grey square buildings. And while famous sculptures can specifically be found in dedicated places, like at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., and other sculpture gardens throughout the United States, it’s more fun to find them spring up from the ground in the middle of the city.

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5 Places to Visit if You Love Carlsbad Caverns
8 months ago

5 Places to Visit if You Love Carlsbad Caverns

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is the mecca of caving and exploring cave systems in the United States. Taking up an area of approximately 73 square miles, it features over 100 underground caves that are hidden beneath the Chihuahuan Desert in southern New Mexico.

For people who’ve been able to visit Carlsbad Caverns, it’s not unusual for them to be so awed by the caves, that they want to find more places just like it. If you haven’t been there yet, but would love to check out some awesome caves and caverns, turns out there are lots of places around the country to explore, so we’ve got you covered too.

Here are five more places you’ll need to check out if you want to see more places like Carlsbad Caverns.

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Take the Ultimate Mississippi River Road Trip
10 months ago

Take the Ultimate Mississippi River Road Trip

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The Mighty Mississippi stretches for 2,552 miles in length, from its source at Lake Itasca to its mouth at the Gulf of Mexico. This route focuses on the urban highlights, allowing you to experience nine of America’s great riverfront cities if you drive the entire route. This is also an road trip route that would be easy to split in half, driving some of it now and saving the rest for another drive.

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Best Budget Cities to Stretch Your Tax Refund
1 year ago

Best Budget Cities to Stretch Your Tax Refund

If one of the worst times of the year is mid-April when you have to sit down for a few hours and do your taxes, then one of the best times might be just a few weeks later when that refund check arrives in the mail.

So what better way to use that tax fund of yours than go on a mini vacation? Sounds pretty good to us! If you’re thinking, hang on a second, my tax refund isn’t that big, then don’t worry, there are plenty of budget cities you can enjoy that will give you plenty of bang for your buck. Read More

Best Midwest Antique Destinations
1 year ago

Best Midwest Antique Destinations

The Census Bureau’s definition of the Midwest consists of twelve states in the north central region of the United States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Let’s look at some of the best locations for antiquing in each of them. Read More

Quick Guide to Kansas City
1 year ago

Quick Guide to Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri, located right smack in the middle of the country is known as the “City of Fountains,” due to its abundance of outdoor water features. The beauty of …
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Unexpected New Years Destinations
1 year ago

Unexpected New Years Destinations

Sometimes the best destinations are the unexpected ones, and New Year’s Eve is no exception. Yes, you could go to Times Square, or the favorite spot where you have gone for many years. But if you are looking for a new twist to bring in the New Year, here are some suggestions. Read More