10 Top Things To Do In Grinnell Iowa

Grinnell is located just off the I-80 in Iowa, an hour away from Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City!  It’s a little college town and I spent a couple of days exploring, just before school was ‘back in season’!  So here are my top 10 things to do in Grinnell Iowa!

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Tips And Things To Do In Wisconsin Dells For Adults!

I spend all week working with children so not being funny, during my time off, I appreciate adult time!  I was slightly worried that staying at a big family resort in the Wisconsin Dells it may be over run with kids and not suitable for adults, but it was OK! In this Wisconsin Dells for adults guide, I share with you some of the tips and tricks and things to do in Wisconsin Dells for adults!

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3 Awesome Caves In Iowa That You Should Explore!

Something that surprised me was the amount of caves there are in Iowa!  There’s a stereotypical assumption that Iowa is flat and just full of corn fields, so discovering that there were caves was an interesting find.  In this post I share 3 cave locations that can be found in East Iowa which all offer completely different experiences!

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River Tubing at Manchester Water Park in Iowa!

I’ve been river tubing in Iowa several times now.  You literally grab a rubber ring and go floating down a river for a couple of hours.  But did you know that Iowa is home to 2 whitewater parks that are completely free to visit?  There’s one in Charles City and a second in Manchester!  The area surrounding the Manchester Water Park has recently been renovated and makes for a fun afternoon adventure!

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Hotel Grinnell Iowa Review: A Cool Stay In A Converted High School!

The Hotel Grinnell in Grinnell Iowa, is located in what was a former junior high school building that dates back to 1921.  The school was in operation until the late 1970’s but has now been transformed into a modern hotel with 43 bedrooms and suites, a restaurant and bar, a ballroom and a theatre!

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Route 66 Chicago: A Guide To The Start Of The Route & Seeing Chicago In A Day!

Chicago is the start point of the 2446 mile road trip to Los Angeles that is otherwise known as Route 66!  I often see a lot of questions from people wondering the best places to stay, how to go about renting a car, where is the Route 66 start sign located, what to see in Chicago in a day? Hopefully I can answer some of those questions in this Route 66 Chicago guide!

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The Best Amusement Parks In The Midwest USA

It’s summer! And that means that the theme parks in the Midwest once again open their gates for thrill seekers to get their adrenaline fixes!  I think the Midwest gets a little overlooked when it comes to USA theme parks, with the masses flocking to the likes of Orlando or California (Disney, I’m looking at you…) but do you know what, the Midwest has some beasts for rollercoasters with the added benefit of reasonably priced tickets and line wait times being shorter!  Win win! I teamed up with some fellow travel bloggers to share with you some of the best amusement parks in the Midwest!

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