Destinations

Wayside Waifs: More than meets the eye

Wayside Waifs: More than meets the eye

Wayside Waifs is more than just a no-kill animal shelter. It is a campus dedicated to the animals we call pets. Across 44 acres of land in Kansas City, you will not only find furry creatures ready for adoption, but also an agility park, a state-of-the-art veterinarian office and a […]

 

Entertainment

Butler House on Grand

Butler House on Grand

The Butler House on Grand is no small time bed and breakfast; in fact, it’s been honored in multiple magazines, including Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Living. The 7 bedroom mansion takes on the tagline “Midwestern hospitality in an elegant setting,” which is perfect for its Des Moines, IA […]

 

Food & Drink

The Full Farm Experience: Midwest restaurant brings aspects of farming together into one delicious experience

The Full Farm Experience: Midwest restaurant brings aspects of farming together into one delicious experience

The Machine Shed Restaurant brings classic Midwest cuisine to the masses through their franchise centered on the American farmer. What started as a single family-owned restaurant in 1978 in Davenport, Iowa three hours east of Des Moines has grown to be a multi-state organization with locations in Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin […]

 

Blog

Walnut Street Inn: Springfield, MO

Walnut Street Inn: Springfield, MO

The Walnut Street Inn is a bed and breakfast composed of a Main House, a Carriage House next door, and a Cottage Inn two houses down in the heart of Springfield, MO. With a total of 12 rooms, this B&B can be rented out by room, or in whole for […]

 

Shopping & Lodging

Spa Day at The Elms

Spa Day at The Elms

Water laps gently, producing a calming white noise as visitors sleepily recline in padded folding chairs. The air is warm and humid, creating a dreamlike atmosphere. This isn’t the beach — it’s the spa at The Elms Hotel. The Elms, part historical hotel, part spa, is located in Excelsior Springs, Mo., about an […]

 

Tri-State Area

The Full Farm Experience: Midwest restaurant brings aspects of farming together into one delicious experience

The Full Farm Experience: Midwest restaurant brings aspects of farming together into one delicious experience

The Machine Shed Restaurant brings classic Midwest cuisine to the masses through their franchise centered on the American farmer. What started as a single family-owned restaurant in 1978 in Davenport, Iowa three hours east of Des Moines has grown to be a multi-state organization with locations in Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin […]