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Visiting Missouri Botanical Garden With Kids

I knew Missouri Botanical Garden was considered one of the best in the country (USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Top 10 in 2016, Conde Nast’s Top 9 Beautiful Gardens in the US. I just didn’t understand what that meant until my family visited this summer. Best means the most beautiful. Best means the grounds are impressively …

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5 tips to make the most of your City Museum visit

City Museum in St. Louis is a rare find. It’s an epic attraction for the entire family, and one I swear I’ll never grow tired of visiting. It’s fun, it’s crazy, it’s beautiful, and it looks a little dangerous. And I love it. We visited this summer during a whirlwind 24-hour visit to St. Louis. …

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Exploring Shoal Creek Living History Museum With Kids

Updated June 6, 2018 My family and I recently found a place in Kansas City that’s all about wide open spaces and a quiet stroll, and history mixed with nature: Shoal Creek Living History Museum. We visited this new-to-us place during a super fun weekend trip and it was a welcome change from the go-go-go adventures …

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Exploring Patee House Museum In St. Joseph

St. Joseph, Mo., is a Midwestern city that celebrates its history – if you’ve driven through, surely you’ve picked up on the Pony Express pride. My family ventured into St. Jo recently to visit a few of its points of interest. If Farley hadn’t started getting sick as soon as we arrived at our first stop …

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12+ Amazing Road Trips From Des Moines

There’s nothing better than a good road trip! And when you live in Des Moines, discovering a new place doesn’t mean you have to drive across the country. No matter the season, there are plenty of places within an easy drive for a fun getaway. To help plan your adventure, check out these incredible Midwest …

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