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7 Reasons to Get Groomed at Sports Clips in Council Bluffs

7 Reasons to Get Groomed at Sports Clips in Council Bluffs

There’s a new place to get haircuts in Council Bluffs, if you are a guy that is! Sports Clips recently opened it’s doors out at Metro Crossing and I took my son there for his recent haircut. I scored a free coupon at Hy-vee one […]

14 Fall Festivals in Iowa You Must Experience

14 Fall Festivals in Iowa You Must Experience

Autumn is a beautiful season in Iowa, and the entire Midwest! Crisp air moving in and the leaves changing color, making the Loess Hills Scenic Byway even more breathtaking. After a few 100 degree days recently, I won’t lie that I was dreaming about jeans, […]

Things To Do in Council Bluffs This Weekend

Things To Do in Council Bluffs This Weekend

If you are looking for fun things to do in Council Bluffs this weekend, you’ve come to the right place! Grab the family, your spouse, or your friends and plan an adventure in town together! If you know of anything going on this weekend in […]

Shady Fun at Prospect Park

Shady Fun at Prospect Park

At the top of the hill on Harrison Street sits Prospect Park in Council Bluffs. Almost entirely surrounded by trees, this shady park is a great escape on a hot summer day. Bring along your own water bottles though, because the water fountain wasn’t working […]

Cool Down at Fairmount Splash Pad and Park

Cool Down at Fairmount Splash Pad and Park

Council Bluffs opened it’s newest water playground two years ago and it’s been a hit with residents. As the weather heats up this summer, cool down at Fairmount Splash Pad and Park! Seeing how many kids loved playing in the mini splash pad at Bayliss […]

Vacation Bible Schools in Council Bluffs for 2017

Vacation Bible Schools in Council Bluffs for 2017

There are lots of Vacation Bible Schools in Council Bluffs this summer. I attended many weeks of VBS during my childhood and always had a lot of fun. Friends, crafts, and lessons about the Lord, best of all it was free for my parents lol! […]

Family Fun at Narrows River Park in Council Bluffs

Family Fun at Narrows River Park in Council Bluffs

Located just off of North 25th Street, Narrows River Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa offers tons of family fun! If you haven’t visited this park before, or recently, I encourage you to plan a trip and pack up a picnic basket. It has a great […]

Playground Fun for Little Ones at Charles E. Lakin Park

Playground Fun for Little Ones at Charles E. Lakin Park

I have to be honest, I’m not really sure the name of this park, but it sits behind the Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus off 16th and Avenue G. I searched the Council Bluffs Park Directory and it doesn’t seem to be listed, so […]

Picnic and Play at Kirn Park in Council Bluffs

Picnic and Play at Kirn Park in Council Bluffs

There is no shortage on parks in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Each one offers its own unique features and reasons to visit, something our family does quite often. Situated at the top of a hill on High School Avenue, Kirn Park and Kirn Field were once […]

Easter Egg Hunts in Council Bluffs

Easter Egg Hunts in Council Bluffs

Easter is coming around the bunny trail and eggs are being found all over the city! Grab your baskets and mark your calendars for these Easter Egg Hunts in Council Bluffs for 2017! I will add to this list if anymore come up, and if […]