Midwest Travel



All Things Midwest Travel


  • Sundara Inn and Spa, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

    24/03/2014 Duración: 08min

    A respite from the burdens of daily life and distraction of technology, Sundara Inn and Spa in the Wisconsin Dells is a favorite spa retreat destination for couples, siblings, girlfriends, and mothers and daughters. Branded as a “hidden jewel in a family mecca,” Sundara is cleverly tucked away in a pine forest on the edge of The Waterpark Capitol of the World. This episode features an interview with General Manager Rick Duarte and Spa Communications Director Carla Minsky. Join me as I experience a purifying bath ritual and a warming glow massage; or just relax or energize your soul.

  • Appleton and Fox Cities, Wisconsin

    22/01/2014 Duración: 19min

    This episode of the Midwest Travel podcast features the city of Appleton, Wisconsin and the entire Fox Cities region. Learn how the area earned the tagline, Wisconsin's Shopping Place. Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau Marketing Communication Manager Mary Hirvela talks about what Appleton has to offer, including sustainable dining, sports, fine arts, museums, and outdoor adventures (no matter what the season).

  • Omaha, Nebraska

    07/01/2014 Duración: 15min

    A centrally-located destination for residents of many Midwestern and Western states, if you plan a road trip to Omaha, Nebraska plan to shift your Cornhusker State paradigm. Regardless of the interests and demographics of your group, Omaha has "something for everyone." From antiquing in the Old Market or a visit to the hip-and-trendy Dundee Neighborhood, the city targets families, art lovers, historians, and outdoor enthusiasts.  

  • Antiquing, Shopping, and Quilting in Fremont, Nebraska

    06/01/2014 Duración: 12min

    Home to 26,000 the town of Fremont Nebraska is best known as the Northeast Nebraska Antique Capitol. The Omaha bedroom community houses a 20 block historic district with five blocks of antiques, unique shopping, coffee shops, and-what else-a steak house.

  • Strategic Air and Space Museum, Ashland, Nebraska

    20/12/2013 Duración: 08min

    In this episode, we return back to Omaha, Nebraska for a visit to the Strategic Air and Space Museum located in Ashland, Nebraska on Interstate 80 between the cities of Lincoln and Omaha. The museum is home to a large collection of aircraft and spacecraft and is spread out over 330,000 square feet. The segment begins with an introduction from the Museum's director of marketing and public relations Angela Roeber and then leads into two different audio clips recorded on a tour of the facility lead by museum docent Terry Currey.

  • Cigars and Wires: Jack Atkins and the Omaha Mob

    18/12/2013 Duración: 10min

    The first in a series of podcasts featuring Omaha, Nebraska, Episode 14 features an interview with historian J.R. "Jack" Atkins, co-author of the book "Cigars and Wires." In a 7.5 minute interview, Jack talks about his father and grandfather, both of whom were involved with bootlegging and prohibition in Omaha in the 1930s. His father, John Sr. was the dealer for Al Capone and Frank Nitti.

  • Episode 13: Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center, Utica, Illinois

    16/11/2013 Duración: 16min

    This week's Midwest Travel podcast features the Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center in Utica, Illinois.  In our interview with Director of Marketing Kathy Casstevens we learn about the geography of the region as well as the parks' various indoor and outdoor activities. We also learn that Central Illinois is not entirely flat!

  • Episode 12: Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

    10/11/2013 Duración: 28min

    This week's Midwest Travel podcast features the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. We interview Lola Roeh, General Manager of the Four Diamond AAA resort located on the shores of Elkhart Lake in the heart of Wisconsin's Kettle Moraine region.

  • Episode 11: John Deere Pavilion


    Episode 11 of the Midwest Travel podcast features the John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Illinois. We speak with museum manager Brigitte Tapscott about the regional influence of this free attraction and why it has "something for everyone."

  • Episode 10: Amish Country of Northern Indiana


    Episode 10 of the Midwest Travel podcast features Elkhart County and the Amish Country of Northern Indiana. Learn about a trip to the region, featuring the Quilt Gardens, RV Hall of Fame, and family activities including camping, bicycle trails, and the county fair.

  • Episode 9: Wisconsin Outdoor Fun


    Episode 9 features an interview with Brian Otten, Digital Content Manager for WisconsinOutdoorFun.com, a free online resource for outdoor activities in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Outdoor Fun is updated daily with news, contests, photos, and travel ideas for fishing, hunting, boating, camping, golfing, hiking, and ATV recreation.

  • Episode 8: Santa Claus, Indiana


    In this week's episode of the Midwest Travel Podcast we feature Spencer County, Indiana, home to Lincoln's Indiana boyhood home and the town of Santa Claus. From Holiday World & Splashin' Safari to the natural beauty along the Ohio River, there's something for every age and budget just ten minutes south of Interstate 64.

  • Episode 7: Bowling Green, Kentucky


    The latest episode of the Midwest Travel podcast brings us to Bowling Green, Kentucky and the heart of Cave Country. An ideal destination for road trippers across the country, listen and learn about Bowling Green area attractions, above and below the ground.

  • Episode 6: Kenosha, Wisconsin


    The latest episode of the Midwest Travel podcast brings us to Kenosha, Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan. From museums to trolleys and adventures on the water, Kenosha is an affordable place to visit all year long.

  • Episode 5: Stevens Point, Wisconsin


    In this episode of the Midwest Travel podcast we bring you to Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

  • Episode 4: Terri Weeks and Adventures Around Cincinnati


    This week's Midwest Travel podcast features Terri Weeks, co-authors of the book Adventures Around Cincinnati and author of the family travel website Travel 50 States With Kids.

  • Episode 3: La Crosse, Wisconsin


    This week's Midwest Travel podcast features outdoor adventures in The Driftless Region. We interview Anthony Larson, owner of Coulee Region Adventures and official photographer of the Coulee Region Chill ice hockey team.

  • Episode 2: Wisconsin's Best Beer Guide


    This week's Midwest Travel podcast features beer in Wisconsin. Author of Wisconsin's Best Beer Guide, Kevin Revolinski talks about his beer-ventures in The Dairy State.