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Radisson Blu Mall of America [UPDATE]

By Hope S. Philbrick If your destination is Mall of America (MOA), Radisson Blu Mall of America is a super convenient option for overnight accommodations. Even if you have no intention of stepping inside MOA—the largest indoor entertainment and shopping mall in the United States—Radisson Blu Mall...

Mall of America [UPDATE]

Mall of America
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 Mall of America opened in 1992 it had its share of...

The Best $100 I’ve Ever Spent on Travel

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
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 through St. Louis, Missouri. On the way North, I drove through St....

Muhammad Ali Legacy Tour

Louisville KY
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 brother Rudolph Clay was born. At that time, in a...

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 be missed. The National World War I Museum and Memorial is...

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 recognition and celebration of nearly 300 years of black...

President’s Day in Abraham Lincoln’s Hometown

Abraham Lincoln
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 a father, husband and neighbor, as well as a...

Door County, Wisconsin

Door County WI
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, but he's not here this trip. Yet somehow I ended...

Madison Craft Beer Week

Three Cheers to Five Years! 5th annual Madison Craft Beer Week set for May 1-10, 2015 Ten-day, two weekend long festival highlights craft beer culture in Dane County, Wisconsin. Madison Craft Beer Week will celebrate its 5th anniversary this May 1-10, 2015. Over 80 different Greater Madison area...