Grownup Getaways · Kansas · Museums and History

Hard Times, Honor, History, Heartbreak & Why It’ll All Bring Us Back-Leavenworth, Kansas-Part Two

Leavenworth, KS: Leavenworth County We brake for just about every historical marker we see when we’re gallivanting and we’re never ever going to give up this habit. Never! Luckily for us, we got our brakes checked before our trip to Eastern Kansas because there was plenty of stops along the way to see our favorite… Continue reading Hard Times, Honor, History, Heartbreak & Why It’ll All Bring Us Back-Leavenworth, Kansas-Part Two

Grownup Getaways · Kansas

A Mansion of a B&B: Time to Tuck U Inn-Atchison, Kansas-Part Two

*Our stay at the Tuck U Inn was complimentary and the opinions expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Atchison, KS: Atchison County History, food, travel, beautiful architecture, and locals. These are what we love about our crazy travel blog more than anything. We found a lot to do in… Continue reading A Mansion of a B&B: Time to Tuck U Inn-Atchison, Kansas-Part Two

Grownup Getaways · Kansas

Big Country Fried Steaks, Big Buffalo Burgers, Big Breakfast & Big BLTs: Leavenworth, Kansas-Part One

Leavenworth, KS: Leavenworth County Breakfast on the Historic Santa Fe Exploring the Missouri River makes me really super hungry! I’m checking with my R&D department to see if that was an actual quote from the Lewis & Clark Journals. I am now being notified that it is not, but we’re searching more archives. That’s quite… Continue reading Big Country Fried Steaks, Big Buffalo Burgers, Big Breakfast & Big BLTs: Leavenworth, Kansas-Part One

Grownup Getaways · Kansas

Never Ghost Hunt On an Empty Stomach: Atchison, Kansas-Part One

The Kansas takeover of The Iowa Gallivant started here! Let’s do this Atchison! You have an itch? Scratch it! You have a special niche? Scratch it! On The Iowa Gallivant we have a saying called “Scratch Where it Niche’es”. It pulls against the grammatical senses you may have and I’m totally fine with that. We have expanded… Continue reading Never Ghost Hunt On an Empty Stomach: Atchison, Kansas-Part One

Lodging in Iowa · West Central Iowa

Total Providence in Denison, Iowa

*Our stay at the Providence Inn was complimentary and the opinions expressed on this blog post are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Denison, IA: Crawford County We obviously love traveling here on The Iowa Gallivant and we have seen some amazing towns and been lodged in some of the most beautiful places you’ll see anywhere. Our summer… Continue reading Total Providence in Denison, Iowa

Iowa Food · Iowa's Wurst Road Trip · Northeast Iowa

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip-Casing Iowa Irish Fest

*I am the proud host of Iowa Irish Fest and the opinions expressed in this blog post are of my own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Iowa Irish Fest-Downtown Waterloo, IA: Black Hawk County It’s finally here! An annual weekend of one of the biggest festivals of everything Irish is just days away! August 3rd-5th are the… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip-Casing Iowa Irish Fest

Family Adventures · Museums and History · West Central Iowa

Poor Farm Turned Elk Sanctuary, Museum & Home to a Two Headed Pig: County of Audubon-Part 4

Audubon, IA: Audubon County You see that sign for a museum coming up on your road trip? Perhaps it wasn’t on page 1 of your list of museums you’ve heard of. That’s when I know I’m going to love it! I’ve been to huge internationally known museums and had a great time there. I’ve also been… Continue reading Poor Farm Turned Elk Sanctuary, Museum & Home to a Two Headed Pig: County of Audubon-Part 4