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There’s Adventure At Fort Robinson

With all the traveling I did growing up, I’m surprised we never visited the corner of Nebraska where Fort Robinson State Park is located. I didn’t even really know about it until recently, and then I became slightly obsessed with finding a way to get there. COVID-19 Update: Fort Robinson State Park is open for …

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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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Visiting Mammoth Site With Kids

I’ve never had more than a passing interest in dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures. But ever since I read about Hudson-Meng Bison Kill site in Nebraska, my interest was piqued on major archeological digs in the Midwest. What would it be like to see a massive dig site in person? Disclosure: The Hot Springs tourism office provided …

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Hot Springs Hills Inn In The Southern Black Hills

Hot Springs, South Dakota, is one of the southernmost cities of the Black Hills, and one that attracts tourists for a couple reasons. The big draws are Mammoth Site and Evans Plunge. It’s a small town that feels less touristy than many others in the region. Mr. Wonderful and I marveled at the castle-like appearance …

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