Camping in the Midwest: Ideas to Escape the Crowd

Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Many people camping in the Midwest don’t like setting up near a crowd. When we take the time, energy, and vacation days to go camping, we often want quiet solitude, peaceful seclusion, and a connection with the outdoors. That’s hard to reach when so many people are crowding your site. If you have been camping […]

7 Midwest Historic Sites That You Can Visit for FREE

Fort Atkinson, Iowa Historical Site

The Midwest of the United States is rich in the history of its many Native American tribes and early French settlements.  History enthusiasts can visit and enjoy countless historical sites from the Mississippi River to the Great Plains. Best of all, plenty of options exist for people who want an affordable historical experience.  Here are […]

Weird Podcasts From the Midwest

Weird Podcasts from the Midwest

Folks in the Midwest have a lot to talk about, and you can see that reflected in the amazing number of incredibly compelling podcasts floating around out there! Throngs of sports fans, for example, tune in to hear about everything from local high school football scores to NCAA standings—and it makes perfect sense when you […]

Best Vacation Spots in the Midwest

Awesome Midwest Vacations

The Midwest is often underrated as a vacation destination. As a Midwesterner myself, I know there are endless things to see and do for any type of traveler. Do you like urban destinations? Rustic retreats? Fun family getaways? The Midwest offers all of these experiences and more.  I can’t possibly cover all the best vacation […]

Best Italian Cuisine in the Midwest

Image: Christopher's in Des Moines, Best Italian Cuisine in the Midwest

Tourists would never guess this, but a little-known fact about Des Moines is that it’s home to some of the best Italian cuisine in the Midwest.

10 Outstanding High Schools in Iowa

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Are you a high school student thinking of moving to Iowa? Learn about the best high schools in Iowa for academics, activities, and sports.

9 Best Places to Work in Iowa

Image: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Thinking about a career in Iowa? Here is a list of the best places to work in Iowa with outstanding companies headquartered in this state.

10 Best Places to Live in the Midwest

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Discover the ten best places to live for families in the Midwest based on their general atmosphere, community spirit, affordability, and schooling.