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Insider’s Family Guide: Cedar Rapids

Here are three things you should know about Cedar Rapids… 1. Cedar Rapids just happens to be Iowa’s second largest city. 2. Cedar Rapids is just about a four-hour drive from Omaha. 3. Cedar Rapids also happens to hold big fun for families visiting the area! Editor’s note: This is an occasional series presenting an …

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South Dakota

Discover places to go in South Dakota using this category, including itineraries for city visits and tips for kid-friendly destinations. Learn about cities like Rapid City, Hot Springs, and Mount Rushmore and more.

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22 Awesome South Dakota Road Trip Stops

Is your road trip passing through South Dakota? You’ll need a few pit stops to stretch your legs or grab some grub. I’ve traversed the state enough times to have some favorite stops to recommend. Favorite road trip stops in South Dakota 1. Wall Drug After a thousand signs along the interstate telling you to …

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The Stunning Chapel Overlooking Interstate 80

Have you noticed the little chapel standing on a bluff overlooking Interstate 80 near the Gretna, Neb., exit? The Holy Family Shrine is part religion and part art. The glass-enclosed chapel allows visitors an opportunity to spend time praying, meditating, or just admiring its beauty. COVID-19 Update: The Holy Family Shrine is temporarily closed on …

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