Readers' 15 Favorite Midwest Getaways
"When I was growing up in Omaha, my family would make a trip to the Henry Doorly Zoo each summer. So many animals to see, the gorillas, the cat house and the polar bears. The day usually ended with a stop at Bob's Zesto for ice cream.
"In recent years, we had a family reunion at Mahoney State Park. The highlight was walking to the top of the 70-foot observation tower with Grandpa Doolittle (who was 93 years young at the time.)"
-- Eileen Doolittle, Webster City, Iowa