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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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Sweet Foodie Experiences You Gotta Try In Kansas City

Kansas City, and the surrounding communities, is a foodie paradise, especially if you have a sweet tooth. After many years of visiting, I’m sharing my favorite KC restaurants for ice cream, cookies, and other sweet treats. Disclosure: Some of these restaurants or shops I’ve visited while being hosted by a visitors bureau; others I’ve visited …

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10 Awesome Things To Do Outdoors In The Kansas City Area

Want a quick getaway? The Kansas City area is a great Midwest destination for families, especially outdoorsy families.  COVID-19 Update: The counties surrounding Kansas City have mask laws enforcing masks indoors and masks outdoors if social distancing isn’t possible. Everyone is falling these instructions, but it does make for long waits for activities. Bring a …

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5 Things To Know About LEGOLAND Discovery Center

You’d think after nearly a half-dozen visits to Kansas City with the kids, you’d think we would have gone to LEGOLAND Discovery Center by now. We have a son that’s really into LEGOs. We finally made it to the Crown Center attraction this winter, and here’s the takeaway from the experience. Disclosure: I was provided complimentary …

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