9 Best Zoos In The Midwest USA

I think zoos are a great way to educate visitors about the millions of animal species that we share this planet with. Some establishments can be harmful…just look at Tiger King. Please don’t support places like this. It’s best to look for ones that have been accredited by boards like the ‘Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ and support global conservation efforts. These zoos are held to a high standard of regulations, so are a good place to start. I’ve collaborated with other Midwest travel writers, to bring you a list of some of the bests zoos in the Midwest!

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8 Best State Parks in the Midwest For Adventure Travelers! | USA

Since living in the Midwest USA, I’ve discovered the joy of state parks.  Think of National Parks (such as the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone etc) only on a much smaller scale and several free to enter! Some may have a lakefront, a campground, walking trails or just simply be a woodland area that offers a means to escape and find some people. I’ve come across some state parks though that have had something a little extra about them, making them a little more unique compared to some of the others!  So in this post I share the best state parks in the Midwest that are perfect for adventurous travellers!

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Lake Michigan Beaches USA: 10 Best Lake Michigan Beach Towns!

I still find it hard to believe that a lake has beaches…and waves!  Growing up by the English coast, it’s a given that the sea comes with sand and a tide. Lakes are usually surrounded by mud and grass, but not Lake Michigan! The sheer size of it is crazy. It’s 307 miles long and 118 miles wide, it has a total shoreline of 1640 MILES.  Putting this into perspective, the whole coastline of the UK is 7723 miles! Lake Michigan borders 4 US states: Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. Each state is home to various Lake Michigan beaches and beach towns that you should visit!

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