Midwest

View of Minneapolis, Minnesota from across the river on a partly cloudy day at sunset.
Minneapolis

Where to Shop Like a Local in Minneapolis

Love to shop in new cities? Discover some of the best funky and fun shopping districts found throughout Minneapolis that the locals keep all to themselves.

A view of the Mill City Ruins in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on clear sunny day
Minneapolis

Minneapolis Treasure: A Guide to Antiquing in the City of Lakes

Locals in Minneapolis, Minnesota, love their art and antiques, especially those that focus on Scandinavian culture. From library ladders to vintage jewelry, check out these hidden gems to find the best Minneapolis antique treasures.

The Detroit, MI skyline, rising over the lake, at night
Detroit

Hidden Gems of Detroit: Discover Where the Locals Go

If you want to dive into Detroit like a local, you need the scoop on the city’s treasure trove of quirky attractions. From unknown masterpieces to the biggest island park, these attractions will get your itinerary moving in the right direction.

St. Louis

Fun and Free: St. Louis, Missouri Art and Music Finds

Looking for art and culture in St. Louis, Missouri that won’t break the bank? Find it at places like the Laumeier Sculpture Park, the Paint Louis Graffiti Wall, the Jungle Boogie Concert series, and more.

Loring Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis

48 Hour Guide to Minneapolis

Minnesota isn’t glitzy like South Beach, Miami, or Honolulu, but you know what else Minneapolis isn’t? Ridiculously expensive and super far away.

An orange-lit fountain is pictured in the foreground, with bulidings and part of the Arch of downtown St. Louis, Missouri in the background at dusk.
St. Louis

Budget-Friendly Family Dining in St. Louis

If you’re visiting St. Louis on a budget, you’re in luck. The city is chock-full of free family-friendly activities and attractions that you could expect to pay a pretty penny for in most other places.

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