Explore More of Our Own “Backyard”

Why Midwest Travel is On Our Family’s Travel Bucket List


Midwest Bucket List Series

We have a series of posts of our family’s bucket list destinations for each Midwestern state.

Coming Soon! Our Family’s Midwest Travel Bucket List Round-Up

Coming Soon! Illinois

Coming Soon! Indiana

Coming Soon! Iowa

Coming Soon! Kansas

Coming Soon! Michigan

Coming Soon! Minnesota

Coming Soon! Missouri

Coming Soon! Nebraska

Coming Soon! North Dakota

Coming Soon! Ohio

Coming Soon! South Dakota

Coming Soon! Our Family’s Wisconsin Travel Bucket List


“Tourist in Our Own Backyard” Events We’ve Attended (Minnesota)

Minneapolis/St. Paul Mini Maker Faire – A fun day of experiencing makers and their talents


Minnesota Destinations We’ve Visited

Kerfoot Canopy Tour in Henderson, Minnesota

An Afternoon at Historic Fort Snelling in Minnesota

Hiking in Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park in Minnesota


Other Midwest Destinations We’ve Visited


A Long Weekend in Chicago Via Amtrak: A whirlwind tour of the Windy City.



Fun at Shakamak State Park, Jasonville Indiana: A fun adventure in my husband’s family’s backyard.



Off the Beaten Path in Kansas City and Kansas: Some sights we saw while on a road trip through KC and KS.



Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure, Cleveland Ohio