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Room With A View: South Shore Inn In Iowa

Update in 2019: South Shore Inn is now called Lakeside Inn. The building has been renovated into boutique rooms. The information in this post may no longer adequately describe the hotel. The longest stop of the Great Iowa Road Trip was Clear Lake, a charming beach town in northern Iowa. There are several lodging options around Clear …

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New Prairie Kitchen + Omaha Events

There’s a new book out celebrating chefs, farmers and artisans in the Midwest – and a lot of the featured players are from Omaha. Including the book’s author, Summer Miller. I was one of a few lucky bloggers invited to watch Summer prepare a sample of recipes from “New Prairie Kitchen,” and hear her stories …

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What You Need To Know About Reciprocal Membership Benefits

UPDATED: January 25, 2019 While planning a family vacation recently, I started to worry about the cost of admission to places adding up. Then I remembered reciprocal membership benefits for museums and zoos. I’d read about it elsewhere (Odyssey Through Nebraska and So Cal With Kids) but I hadn’t really took note until now. We’re members to the …

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13 Unique And Quirky Places To Stay In Iowa

Ever planned a trip around your accommodations instead of things you were going to do? Welcome to the world of quirky inns and other unique places to stay in Iowa. You’ll want to pick the overnight spot first and then plan your itinerary! I did a similar post for unique places to stay in Nebraska, …

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