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New Stops & Old Favorites At Railroad Days 2022

The annual celebration of trains and railroad history, Railroad Days, takes place in Council Bluffs, Iowa, this year on Saturday, Sept. 24, at various landmarks and locations. While the appeal to railroading fans is clear, it’s also a super family-friendly day full of train-themed activities for a low cost! Disclosure: This post is sponsored by …

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8 Places To Go To Appreciate Omaha Railroad History

With its railroad history dating back to the early 1860s, would you be surprised to learn that Omaha wasn’t the original choice to serve as the eastern terminus of the first transcontinental railroad? President Abraham Lincoln chose Council Bluffs, Iowa, as the eastern edge of the railroad. But, local leaders didn’t want to construct a …

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Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities Near Council Bluffs

There is a wealth of outdoor activities near Council Bluffs for you and your family to explore. From historical exploration and culture to sports and recreation, Iowa has something for everyone. Here are a few of our favorites. Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Unleash CB. All thoughts, opinions and typos are my own. UPDATE: This post …

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Everything To Know About Railroad Days {Updated}

Railroad Days celebrates trains and the railroad history of Omaha and Council Bluffs. Held on July 13 and 14 in 2019, you have two days to explore each of the five venues participating in the event. I’ve taken the kids to Railroad Days in the past, so I can vouch for it being it being …

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