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21 Free Things To Do In Downtown Omaha

Downtown Omaha is enjoying a renaissance with the newly reopened Gene Leahy Mall. The green space is a great attraction for families and out-of-town visitors, but it’s not the only free things to do in downtown Omaha. Here are my recommendations for budget-friendly fun in this historic part of Omaha. Where is downtown Omaha? Omaha’s …

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5 Branson Restaurants You’ve Gotta Try At Least Once

If you spend any amount of time in Branson, Missouri, you’ll notice a few things about the restaurant options. One, there are A LOT of restaurants in Branson, but the majority of restaurants are chains. Two, “More is better” is a real thing here. And three, going off-the-beaten-path in search of food is worth the …

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13 U.S. Cities That Never Lost Their European Spirit

The Midwest was a popular region for European immigrants to settle in the 1800s and early 1900s because the terrain and weather reminded many people of their home countries. With northern Plains states, such as North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota popular with Scandinavians, while Danish and Dutch immigrants preferred Iowa and Nebraska. Germans often …

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14 Fascinating National Parks & Monuments Of Nebraska

Nebraska has National Parks? Yes, we have National Parks, as well as several National Historic Trails that pass through the state. What we lack in glaciers, geysers, and waterfalls, we make up for in tallgrass prairies, peaceful sandhills, and connections to the lands’ Indigenous peoples.  National Historic Park in Nebraska 1. Homestead National Historic Park …

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