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7 Reasons to Getaway at Lied Lodge in Nebraska City

7 Reasons to Getaway at Lied Lodge in Nebraska City

I can’t believe it took me this long to get out to Nebraska City. I know the Apple Jack Festival is a HUGE deal, and trust me I will be there next year. This visit however, was for a getaway with my husband to Lied […]

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 […]

Alamo Drafthouse Summer Kids Camp 2017

Alamo Drafthouse Summer Kids Camp 2017

The Alamo Drafthouse Summer Kids Camp is returning for 2017! Simply your local air-conditioned Alamo Drafthouse this summer, and escape on a cinematic adventure with your family. We’re talking kid friendly movies at ridiculously cheap prices, to help us escape that Midwest summer heat we […]

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 […]

What’s New in Branson for 2017

What’s New in Branson for 2017

I have tons of great memories of Branson, Missouri from childhood. My grandparents lived lived in Galena for a bit, and I we would visit. One summer I stayed for a week and still remember how fun and relaxing it was. Our time was filled […]

What’s New at Honey Creek Resort this Summer

What’s New at Honey Creek Resort this Summer

Warmer weather has been teasing us here in Iowa lately. Does it have you itching to plan a getaway, too? While you are thinking about all those adventures this summer, don’t forget about Iowa’s hidden gem: Honey Creek Resort! You can enjoy some awesome amenities like […]

Music & Movies in the Park Schedule for 2017

Music & Movies in the Park Schedule for 2017

The Music & Movies in the Park Schedule for 2017 is here, and it is awesome! Mark your calendars and grab your lawn chairs for free music and movies at Bayliss Park this summer! From June 8th – August 4th you can enjoy: Free Music […]

10 Epic Midwest Theme Parks to Experience

10 Epic Midwest Theme Parks to Experience

Spending the day at a theme park is a great way to have some fun in the summer. Theme parks are great because they tend to cater to all age groups. The whole family can go, you can go with some friends, or just you […]

Delightfully Delicious: 712 in Council Bluffs

Delightfully Delicious: 712 in Council Bluffs

712 used to be just an area code for us. Recently, it became much more than that when 712 in Council Bluffs opened its doors! Using as much locally grown produce and locally-sourced meats as possible, the 712 restaurant + bar is bringing us something […]