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Midwest

  • 6 Things To Do In Sioux Falls With Kids (PLUS 1 You Absolutely Must Do)

    6 Things To Do In Sioux Falls With Kids (PLUS 1 You Absolutely Must Do)

    Feb 24, 2016 Midwest, USA

    We explored Sioux Falls for 3 days and found a bunch of fascinating attractions including America’s largest pile of gold bars on public display, butterflies, dragons, indoor camping, and a winery made of straw bales. But there was one experience that stoo…

  • Where To Eat In Rapid City (If You Only Eat In 1 Restaurant)

    Where To Eat In Rapid City (If You Only Eat In 1 Restaurant)

    Feb 22, 2016 Midwest, USA

    Choosing a restaurant for lunch or dinner in a new city can be intimidating. This is especially true when you’ve only got a couple days on vacation - you want to ensure it’s the best experience for your family. So if you’re in Rapid City, South Dakota for…

  • 13 Things To Do In Rapid City With Kids (PLUS Mount Rushmore)

    13 Things To Do In Rapid City With Kids (PLUS Mount Rushmore)

    Feb 20, 2016 Midwest, USA

    Perhaps you thought of stopping in Rapid City, South Dakota for a night on your family road trip, allowing a quick visit to Mount Rushmore, as did we. But after we decided to hang around for 4 nights, we discovered there was so much more to do around Rapi…

  • Where To Stay At Mall Of America

    Where To Stay At Mall Of America

    Feb 17, 2016 Midwest, USA

    With 2 hotels near Mall of America to choose from, we had a tough decision: the waterpark or the mall. Since we couldn’t make up our minds, we tried both so you can find out which hotel will suit your next vacation to Mall of America.

  • 10 Things To Do In The Mall Of America With Kids

    10 Things To Do In The Mall Of America With Kids

    Feb 16, 2016 Midwest, USA

    It’s no surprise Mall of America is one of the most visited tourist spots in the United States. We spent 3 days in the nation’s largest mall and enjoyed every minute of it - from thrilling roller coasters to stingray touch pools to getting lost in a mirro…

  • Phase 5 #motherofallroadtrips: North Coast-To-Coast USA

    Phase 5 #motherofallroadtrips: North Coast-To-Coast USA

    Feb 7, 2016 Midwest, USA

    For this 3-week segment of our road trip we stretched the entire span of the United States from west to east. Yes, that’s over 10 states in less than 1 month.

  • 10 Things To Do in Chicago With Kids

    10 Things To Do in Chicago With Kids

    Nov 3, 2015 Midwest, USA

    We barely scratched the surface of Chicago. This is truely an amazing city - it’s easy to see why visitors fall in love so easily. Our recommendations for Chicago include theatre, pizza, museums, and baseball just to name a few.

  • 7 Places To Eat In Louisville, Kentucky

    7 Places To Eat In Louisville, Kentucky

    Oct 27, 2015 Midwest, USA

    From deep fried southern food to BBQ ribs to sinfully delicious burgers, we’ve got you covered in Louisville. There’s no shortage of delicious food in Louisville, the tough question is where to start?

  • 7 Things To Do In Louisville, Kentucky With Kids

    7 Things To Do In Louisville, Kentucky With Kids

    Oct 23, 2015 Midwest, USA

    Our list of favourite things to do in Louisville have nothing to do with Kentucky Fried Chicken… well, except the last one. There’s so much to do in the home of fried chicken and Muhammad Ali, from river cruises to zip lining to shadow boxing. Young and t…

  • Why Haven’t You Visited Fort Wayne?

    Why Haven’t You Visited Fort Wayne?

    Oct 21, 2015 Midwest, USA

    Fort Wayne turned out to be much bigger, friendly and yummier than we could have expected. Check out our recommendations on where to eat and what to do.

  • Phase 2 #motherofallroadtrips: Midwest USA

    Phase 2 #motherofallroadtrips: Midwest USA

    Oct 9, 2015 Midwest, USA

    Follow us on phase 2 of our epic road journey which covers Midwest USA. It was only about 3 weeks long, but the number of things we fit in still makes my head spin. This is certainly not fly-over country.