Roadside Iowa · South Central Iowa · Unincorporated Iowa

The Back Roads-Iowa’s Great Pyramids

Avery, IA: Monroe County (Our 24th County) The things you see when you take the dirt road and not worry about where it leads… Some of Iowa’s greatest historic landmarks, inspiring and scenic views, and unknown treasures can be found in places that rarely show up on tourism brochures and websites. Rural Monroe County is home to… Continue reading The Back Roads-Iowa’s Great Pyramids

Gallivant Milestones and Moments

The Iowa Gallivant’s 2016 Top 20: Some of Our Best Memories From the Past Year

What another great year in Iowa! 2016 marked our second anniversary of The Iowa Gallivant and we had an unbelievable amount of views throughout the whole year. Our annual top 20 list is getting harder and harder to complete because of the countless memories we’ve accumulated in our proud home state. We had a great time… Continue reading The Iowa Gallivant’s 2016 Top 20: Some of Our Best Memories From the Past Year

Family Adventures · Gallivant Milestones and Moments · Museums and History · Roadside Iowa

Bridge Trip! 17 Historic Iowa Bridges We’ve Discovered

We have traveled all over the great state of Iowa and we’ve noticed a trend. We have stumbled upon some outstanding bridges! From monstrous interstate high traffic achievements to small historical rural bridges that seem to be found in the most random places you can think of. Every road trip could use a bridge or… Continue reading Bridge Trip! 17 Historic Iowa Bridges We’ve Discovered

Family Adventures · Outdoors All Year · West Central Iowa

The Panoras Travel to Panora-An Ecuadorian Family’s Bucket List

Panora, IA: Guthrie County (Our 32nd County!) Team Goodvin steps aside and lets Team Panora take the lead on this Gallivant. And why not. They traveled all the way from Ecuador via Minneapolis to see this Iowa town. You heard that right. Members of the Panora family flew in to visit their son and daughter in-law, who… Continue reading The Panoras Travel to Panora-An Ecuadorian Family’s Bucket List

Gallivant Milestones and Moments

We Write About Iowa…What’s Your Superpower?

How’s that new slogan sound? Our Superpower! The traveling band of Team Goodvin is rolling up on our second anniversary showcasing this wonderland of discoveries and we don’t see the end coming nor are we even looking for it. From Larchwood to Keokuk, and New Albin to Hamburg, and Northwood to Lamoni, The Iowa Gallivant… Continue reading We Write About Iowa…What’s Your Superpower?