Saturday, September 05, 2015
Saturday, August 01, 2015

Since humans found the first fossil, we’ve had a love affair with dinosaurs. That interest has only grown as toys, TV shows, movies and even theme parks have featured them more prominently in recent years.

Monday, July 13, 2015

You can book hotels, buy tickets and pack suitcases for a trip, but without the proper precautions, an illness or health problem can spoil the perfect summer vacation.

Saturday, July 04, 2015

The concept of traveling by yourself isn’t new. People have been exploring the world and backpacking through foreign lands on their own for centuries. However, the topic seems to have picked up steam recently, especially among young people.

Saturday, June 06, 2015

Although most people enjoy getting away for a relaxing vacation, the beach life isn’t suited for everyone. Some people prefer a little more activity and adventure in a place a little closer to home.

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Missouri is home to a wide variety of terrain, from grassy plains to thick forests, wide waterways to rocky cliffs. Its natural beauty makes it a playground for outdoor adventurers and families looking for unique adventures this summer. One popular option is to explore Missouri’s caves.

Sunday, April 05, 2015
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The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, Mo., tells the story of a man who never intended to be president, but took the job in stride during one of the most difficult periods of American history.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Sunday, January 04, 2015
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With chilly temperatures settling over the Midwest, now is the right time to start dreaming of warmer lands.

Sunday, December 07, 2014
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There aren’t many children who can say they’ve gotten to stand on Wrigley Field’s home plate or Busch Stadium’s pitcher’s mound. By next summer, a new youth baseball complex will give them that opportunity.

Saturday, October 04, 2014
Saturday, September 06, 2014

Lauritzen Gardens, the botanical center in Omaha, Neb., is a peaceful retreat in the middle of a bustling city. It’s also home to the Lauritzen Gardens Antique and Garden Show, which will mark its eleventh year, Sept. 19 through 21.

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Although summer is creeping to a close, there’s still at least a month of hot weather left to endure. The best way to cool off on a hot day is a trip to the water park.

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Summer is meant to be spent outdoors, which is why so many summer activities occur in the open air. Midwest family favorites include camping, hiking, fishing, trail riding and exploring nature. At Indian Cave State Park in southeast Nebraska, you can do all of that and more.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

A cave-dwelling dragon. A rooftop playground. Multi-story spiral slides. You might expect to see these attractions at a theme park or a children’s play area, but at City Museum in St. Louis they’re part of a grand experiment in teaching adults how to be kids again.

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Northwest Missouri’s rich biodiversity is evident wherever you look, whether it’s in the tall grasses, the fresh water or the clear skies.

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Being right in the middle of the Midwest gives Northwest Missouri residents ample opportunity to visit charming small towns in every direction. However, not many towns near our area are nationally recognized as one of the best in the country.

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Missouri is home to many fascinating examples of native wildlife, but tigers definitely aren’t one of them. That hasn’t stopped staff at Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary from giving big cats a safe, happy home if they need one.

Saturday, February 01, 2014

Weekend trips are the perfect way to relax and escape the pressures of life, but no one likes a long car ride that wastes precious time. Thankfully, the Inn on Crescent Lake in Excelsior Springs, Mo., is close to home while being worlds away from the daily grind.

Saturday, January 04, 2014

A new entertainment center in Atchison, Kan., isn’t your typical family outing. With laser tag, rock climbing, archery, a cave spelunking simulator and more, Extreme Underground certainly seems to live up to its name.