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

Family Adventures · Lodging · West Central Iowa

Family Suite On the Ridge-Denison, Iowa’s Cobblestone Getaway

*Denison has been an amazing place for many gallivants during our travels in Iowa, and we’ve had great places to stay. Our suite at the Cobblestone Inn & Suites-Oak Ridge was complimentary and the views expressed are always of our own. Let’s gallivant! Denison, IA: Crawford County The holiday lights are on, and the many… Continue reading Family Suite On the Ridge-Denison, Iowa’s Cobblestone Getaway

Grownup Getaways · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Southeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

America’s Greatest Neighborhood Bars: The Buffalo Tavern-Burlington, Iowa

*This incredible day in Burlington, Iowa was made even more amazing by the folks of The Buffalo Tavern. They hosted this event and helped kickoff a new series on The Iowa Gallivant. The delicious meals we enjoyed and stay at the Comfort Suites-Burlington were complimentary and the opinions expressed are always of our own. Let’s… Continue reading America’s Greatest Neighborhood Bars: The Buffalo Tavern-Burlington, Iowa

Family Adventures · Iowa Food · West Central Iowa

The One Midwest BBQ Fest You Need to Visit in 2020!

Denison, IA: Crawford County The annual Tri City BBQ Fest has now turned into an annual trip for us to Denison, Iowa; and you are about to see why you need to follow the smoke and discover this event for yourself. A family friendly, all day and all night entertaining weekend with all the small… Continue reading The One Midwest BBQ Fest You Need to Visit in 2020!

Family Adventures · Lodging · Northeast Iowa

Downtown Cedar Falls for the Hampton Inn Win!

*Another great trip to Downtown Cedar Falls showed us why we will never get tired of visiting. Our stay at the Hampton Inn-Cedar Falls Downtown was complimentary and the views expressed are always of our own. Let’s gallivant! Cedar Falls, IA: Black Hawk County We’ve seen plenty of great times in Downtown Cedar Falls and… Continue reading Downtown Cedar Falls for the Hampton Inn Win!