Archive for Tag Archives: ' USA-Midwest'

Art in Hamilton, Ohio

Visual treats abound in Butler County. By Hope S. Philbrick Donuts are on the menu in Butler County, Ohio, home to the nation’s first Donut Trail. That gives you an easy dozen reasons to visit, since [...]

Eat & Burn: Butler County, Ohio

Sweet spot. Our Eat & Burn series showcases destinations through their cuisine and inviting ways to burn calories. By Hope S. Philbrick Butler County is located in the Southwestern region of Ohio; Indiana sits on its [...]

Radisson Blu Mall of America [UPDATE]

This upscale hotel is connected by skyway to Mall of America, the No. 1 tourist destination in the United States. By Hope S. Philbrick If your destination is Mall of America (MOA), Radisson Blu Mall of [...]

Mall of America [UPDATE]

Bloomington, Minnesota is home to the No. 1 tourism attraction in the United States. The shopping mecca offers plenty of grownup fun even if you don’t (gasp!) like to shop. By Hope S. Philbrick When the [...]

The Best $100 I’ve Ever Spent on Travel

Get wowed by Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch What a deal in Missouri! By Hope S. Philbrick On a multi-day road trip between Minnesota and Georgia, I recently chose to drive a route passing [...]

Muhammad Ali Legacy Tour

Louisville, Kentucky is home of a legend. By Renée S. Gordon On January 17, 1942 Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was born to Odessa O’Grady and Cassius Clay Sr. He was their firstborn; 18 months later his [...]

Museum Hopping in Kansas City, Missouri

“Here I Come” By Renée S. Gordon Visit a museum to get immersed in the events and individuals of another era that changed our way of life. Kansas City, Missouri boasts several museums that should not [...]

Black History Month in Kansas City, Missouri

By Renée S. Gordon Kansas City, Missouri is so filled with history and culture that there is no time when a visit is not wonderful. But the city has really “kicked it out” for Black History Month’s [...]

President’s Day in Abraham Lincoln’s Hometown

Spend President’s Day weekend, February 12-15, 2016, visiting a place steeped in presidential history: Abraham Lincoln’s hometown of Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln called Springfield home for about 30 years. Visit and you’ll get to know him as [...]

Door County, Wisconsin

Adventure for the unadventurous. By Sherri Telenko There are few activities more decadent than decompressing in a hot tub after a day of outdoor activity. I’m not really an outdoorsy person—unless my dog is with me, [...]

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