Our family has five travel goals, one of which is to spend more time exploring our own back yard. This page contains links to the many posts we have covering our adventures in the Midwest, as well as our wish lists for where else to go!
Why Midwest Travel is On Our Family’s Travel Bucket List
Savage, Minnesota: Our Home Town
I am thrilled to partner with the Savage Chamber of Commerce to feature history, events and businesses in the community our family calls home.
Savage, Minnesota: History Abounds
The 2019 Savage Kids, Family and Home Expo: Fun for the Whole Family
All the Rage: Savage’s Party Headquarters
Savage’s Annual DoggiePalooza: Three Reasons Why It’s Canine Heaven
“Tourist in Our Own Backyard” Events We’ve Attended (Minnesota)
Five Reasons to Go to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival – A fun day traveling back in time to the Renaissance era
Minnesota Renaissance Festival: Can You Have Fun Without the Costumes? – To costume, or not to costume? That is the question.
Minneapolis/St. Paul Mini Maker Faire – A fun day of experiencing makers and their talents
More Coming Soon!
Minnesota Destinations We’ve Visited
Greater St. Cloud Minnesota: An Awesome Fall Weekend Destination
Traverse des Sioux Treaty Site and Jeffers Petroglyphs: Southern Minnesota Historical Road Trip
Mall of America’s Nickelodeon Universe: A Perfect Mom-Daughter Adventure
Mall of America’s Dutchman’s Deck Adventure Course and Zip Line at Nickelodeon Universe
Kerfoot Canopy Tour in Henderson, Minnesota
Brainerd Zip Line Tour in Nisswa, Minnesota
An Afternoon at Historic Fort Snelling in Minnesota
Hiking in Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park in Minnesota
More Coming Soon!
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.
Fun at the Mascot Hall of Fame, Whiting Indiana: An interactive, zany exhibit honoring the mascots that help make sporting events a family affair.
Off the Beaten Path in Kansas City and Kansas: Some sights we saw while on a road trip through KC and KS.
Downtown St. Louis: A Whirlwind Tour
Medora, North Dakota: Beautiful Badlands and Family Fun
Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s North Unit: Things to Do
Hiking the Caprock Coulee Trail in Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s North Unit
Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure, Cleveland Ohio
Hiking the Sunday Gulch Trail in Custer State Park, South Dakota
Our Family’s 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
Our Family’s Wisconsin Travel Bucket List
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