College baseball fans know where to travel each June: Omaha. This Great Plains city is the host of the College World Series, held annually in June. Besides enjoying America’s pastime, visitors should check out the city’s well-known zoo, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Guests can also experience the Benson Beer Festival, one piece of the area’s thriving beverage scene, or one of the city’s best brunch or steak spots. For a dose of art, check out the always-free Joslyn Museum or attend the Summer Arts Festival downtown. Omaha is located just a 3-hour drive away from Kansas City, so it could easily be part of a combined Midwestern itinerary.

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