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13 U.S. Cities That Never Lost Their European Spirit

The Midwest was a popular region for European immigrants to settle in the 1800s and early 1900s because the terrain and weather reminded many people of their home countries. With northern Plains states, such as North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota popular with Scandinavians, while Danish and Dutch immigrants preferred Iowa and Nebraska. Germans often …

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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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6 Wonderful Iowa Winter Vacations

While winter brings cold temperatures and snow, there’s no reason to keep us from enjoying a weekend getaway. Whether you’re an indoor person or outdoor enthusiast, planning an Iowa winter vacation is as easy as opening Google maps. Actually, we’ve done the homework for you and suggest any of these locations for a fun family, …

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32 Awesome Farm And Food Experiences Near Omaha

Picture yourself in a place with wide open spaces, fresh air, and perhaps, adorable animals. That, my friends, is what I’ve been seeking lately: Outdoor farm experiences near Omaha. There’s a term for it. Agritourism. If you’re interested in some farm experiences (and maybe a little food or drink), read on! What Is Agritourism Agritourism …

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14 Iowa Road Trips For An Awesome Summer

I’m always up for a weekend getaway, and Iowa has become my reliable, go-to state. Iowa cities provide an inexpensive vacation, and all within just a few hours from Omaha. Here are a few of my favorite, memorable vacations in Iowa, plus recommendations from Iowa travel bloggers. Want some more ideas? Check out this list …

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