Top Ten ways to afford a Big vacation

Saving for a vacation doesn’t have to be painful but it does take some effort, especially if you’re wanting to go somewhere further than within the state lines. The following are hopefully easy ways to make your dream vacation happen. Go through your weekly expenses and find just one thing you can give up –…

Top Ten Reasons to go to South Dakota

  South Dakota has some great attractions, and has quite a bit more than I will mention here.   The drive across central S.D. can be painful, and once again I recommend podcasts to get you through those long drives.  South Dakota has quite a bit more than is listed here, but this is a…

Top Ten Reasons to go to St. Louis

St. Louis is a six hour drive from Des Moines, and it is worth a summer trip.  Once again, I recommend podcasts to get you through the drive.  There are lots of things to do for families, couples or singles alike.  I personally have been to St. Louis many, many times and I am still…

Top Ten Des Moines Hotel options

Depending on your price range and preference there are a lot of options for hotels in Des Moines.  I will list a few from each price point, and hopefully you can find something you like. Des Lux Hotel – (downtown) Des Lux is a beautifully restored downtown hotel, it is the former location of the…