Iowa Food · Northeast Iowa

The Cheesiest & Squeakiest Holidays Ever

*We had the amazing opportunity to enjoy some complimentary varieties of cheese curds from WW Homestead Dairy here in 2020. We were honored to come up with some fantastic dishes and the views expressed are always of our own. Let’s gallivant! Waukon, IA: Allamakee County The Cheese Curd Capital of Iowa! WW Homestead Dairy is… Continue reading The Cheesiest & Squeakiest Holidays Ever

Grownup Getaways · Lodging · Northeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Picking Your Suite Escape in New Albin, Iowa

*We’ve stayed in Lansing, Waukon, and now you can add New Albin to the list of towns that have hosted us in Allamakee County, Iowa! Our stay at the New Albin Inn & Suites was complimentary and the views expressed in this blog post are always of our own. Let’s gallivant! New Albin, IA: Allamakee… Continue reading Picking Your Suite Escape in New Albin, Iowa

Northeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Tacos, Trout Streams, Burgers & the Scenery That Goes With It-Allamakee County Strikes Again!

*We had the great honor to be hosted by the great folks at the Allamakee County Economic Development and Tourism. The views expressed are always of our own. Allamakee County, Iowa Authentic tacos, local wine, beautiful fall colors, great cheeseburgers, fish mongers, and a whole lot of roadside America. You can experience all of these… Continue reading Tacos, Trout Streams, Burgers & the Scenery That Goes With It-Allamakee County Strikes Again!

Grownup Getaways · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Northeast Iowa · Outdoors All Year · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

At Long Last It’s Lansing-Peak Autumn Season in Far NE-Iowa

*It was a long time coming, but we made back on the road. I was honored to be hosted by the folks at Allamakee Economic Development and Tourism. The views expressed are always of our own. Let’s gallivant! Lansing, Iowa: Allamakee County Several months slipped by since our last official gallivant back in March of… Continue reading At Long Last It’s Lansing-Peak Autumn Season in Far NE-Iowa

Iowa's Wurst Road Trip · Northeast Iowa

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Protivin

*All the pictures in this blog post were taken in early March and we were honored to be hosted by the great folks at Polashek’s Locker. All the opinions expressed are always of our own. Now, let’s gallivant this locker! Protivin, IA: Howard County The grilling season is in full force and our BBQs, smokers,… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Protivin

Family Adventures · Minnesota · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Market to Market to Market: Miles of Minnesota Meals in Saint Paul

Saint Paul, MN: Ramsey County The winter is nearly complete which means you only have a little time left to enjoy it. Who read that right? Stop pacing back and forth, refreshing your weather app for updates, and give the calendar a break from flipping to mid-year. Enjoy every moment of 2020 and see a… Continue reading Market to Market to Market: Miles of Minnesota Meals in Saint Paul

Grownup Getaways · Minnesota · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Winter Weekend Saint Paul Style-The Much Needed Night Out We’d Travel For Again & Again

Saint Paul, MN: Ramsey County (Our First Minnesota County) We came to Saint Paul for many reasons, like their annual Winter Carnival and all the variety this major metro area showcases. Mission accomplished! Thanks, everyone, and we can’t wait to come back! Whooooah! Let’s get into more detail because this is just part one of… Continue reading Winter Weekend Saint Paul Style-The Much Needed Night Out We’d Travel For Again & Again

Grownup Getaways · Lodging · Southeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Craving Suites & Burlington, Iowa Adds the Comfort

*Another road trip brought us back to Southeast Iowa and Burlington was the destination once again. Our stay at the Comfort Suite was complimentary and the views expressed are always of our own. Let’s gallivant! Burlington, IA: Des Moines County We made two trips to Historic Burlington, IA in 2019 and, on our second trip,… Continue reading Craving Suites & Burlington, Iowa Adds the Comfort

Iowa Food · Iowa's Wurst Road Trip · West Central Iowa

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Henningsen’s in Atlantic

Atlantic, IA: Cass County Iowa’s small towns keep giving us countless reasons to maintain the mission of The Iowa Gallivant and Atlantic is one of the best examples of how much is offered in these communities. Our quest to locate the state’s greatest sausage makers brought us to Cass County and getting a taste of… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Henningsen’s in Atlantic

Iowa Food · Iowa's Wurst Road Trip

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing The Atlantic Locker

Atlantic, IA: Cass County Is there any better stocking-stuffer than a package of your favorite meats waiting for your enjoyment? That just gave you an idea for some last minute shopping! We have just the place for you because Atlantic, Iowa is one of the best places you can visit for the holidays and the… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing The Atlantic Locker