Vacation Stories

Midwest

The heart of America also happens to be the hub for enjoyable — and affordable — getaways. From the whimsical Wisconsin Dells to the barbecue lover's paradise of Kansas City, experience the down-home hospitality of the Midwest on your next vacation.

  • Our 6 Favorite Indoor Activities in Kansas City

    Don't let Mother Nature put a damper on your Kansas City vacation! When bad weather strikes, take the opportunity to visit some of these exciting indoor KC attractions. Read More...

  • 3 Days of Free and Affordable Activities in St. Louis

    The Gateway to the West offers activities and attractions to entertain, engage and educate travelers of all ages. Better yet, many of its offerings are free! Read More...

  • 6 Lake Michigan Beach Towns for any Vacation Style

    Boasting more than 3,200 miles of freshwater shoreline, Lake Michigan’s beaches are as welcoming as they are beautiful, attracting millions of visitors every year. Read More...

  • Where to Vacation in Wisconsin? The Delightful Dells

    Whether you’re looking for adrenaline-pumping adventure, relaxation, history, natural attractions, entertainment, delicious food or just an escape from the ordinary, you’ll find it when you visit the Wisconsin Dells. Read More...

  • How to Tour Chicago Like a Local

    Meet Amanda Scotese: She’s a professional tour guide in Chicago, who has a passion for local architecture. Read More...

  • Things to Do in Kansas City with Family

    Kansas City, the birthplace of Hallmark greeting cards and its own style of barbeque, offers a wide array of activities for visitors of all ages. Read More...

  • Spend the Weekend in Memphis, Tenn.

    The heartland of America is stacked with attractions, history and culture, but few cities have a great mix of all three like Memphis, Tenn. Read More...

  • What to See and Do as a Group in Chicago

    Ready to start planning that reunion trip for your college friends who are spread across the country? Read More...

  • Door County, Wisconsin: A Hidden Gem for Family Fun

    There are plenty of outdoor adventures waiting to be had on this eastern Wisconsin peninsula. Read More...