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Planning To See The Sandhill Cranes? Here’s Where To Stay

If you’ve never made the trek to Kearney or North Platte to see the Sandhill Crane pitstops in Nebraska, you’re missing out. Tourists seek out prime bird-watching stops to see a half-million birds congregate each spring and fall. It’s impressive. But the thing is, morning is prime viewing so you’ll probably needed a hotel. So …

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11 Historic U.S. Hotels To Inspire Your Next Family Vacation

Historic hotels are unique places to stay on vacations, especially when traveling with kids. I’ve been lucky enough to stay at some Midwestern historic hotels that were very accommodating to families – some with a pool, one with a great kid’s program, and all with enough interesting details to encourage kids to explore more. Other …

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My Michigan Bucket List

This summer, I’m planning a road trip through Michigan. I’ve researched books, travel brochures, blogs and Instagram, as well as picked the brains of friends, to gather a bucket list of stops. This Michigan bucket list contains natural wonders, quirky pitstops, historic landmarks, and must-see restaurants – more than I can visit on this single …

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Exploring Chadron State Park with Kids

We’ve been lucky to visit several Nebraska State Parks with the kids, though all of them have been in Eastern Nebraska. Chadron State Park, just a few miles south of Chadron in Dawes County, was our first Western Nebraska state park. This park was the most beautiful I’d ever visited in our state, though some …

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