#RAGBRAI · East Central Iowa · Grownup Getaways

Scouting RAGBRAI 2018: Iowa City’s Celebration, 42 Years in the Making

Iowa City, IA:Johnson County We had to travel a whole 0.0 miles for this gallivant because Overnight #7, on this year’s RAGBRAI route, is in our hometown of Iowa City and we couldn’t wait to scout this party out. It was 42 years ago when RAGBRAI last spent the night in Iowa City and this town prepping… Continue reading Scouting RAGBRAI 2018: Iowa City’s Celebration, 42 Years in the Making

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

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Washington

Washington, IA: Washington County One of the area’s most well known spots for everything that is beautiful about bologna is in the great town we’ve visited before and has given us many reasons to come Gallivanting back year after year. This time in Washington, we’re featuring the staple known as Boyd’s Bologna! Here’s what made it to our bellies….… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Washington

East Central Iowa · Ethnic Iowa · Family Adventures · Iowa Food · Potluck Crashing

Potluck Crashing: Korean Families Cook for All Nations

Iowa City, IA: Johnson County Let’s get right to the point here. We love great food. We seek great food. We find great food. Then we eat the great food. And here in Iowa we have come to know that some of the best ways to make all that happen is the good’ole fashion church supper.… Continue reading Potluck Crashing: Korean Families Cook for All Nations

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

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Tipton

Tipton, IA: Cedar County Cured meats are keeping us moving and you can see why if you’re gallivanting through Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip as well. On this day, we landed at Tipton Locker and they had their cases jam-packed with some of the best sausage you’re going to get anywhere! Wait until you see this welcoming party… The… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Tipton

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

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Williamsburg

Williamsburg, IA: Iowa County We’re finding the Wurst that Iowa has to offer and Roehrkasse Meat Locker had the goods on it here in Williamsburg. Many folks stop in this town everyday, but don’t go past the huge outlet mall, restaurants, and convenience stores just off the exit. Those are all great reasons to make a stop, but… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Williamsburg

East Central Iowa · Grownup Getaways · Iowa Food · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits

Louie’s Wine Dive-Iowa River Landing: That’s All We Needed To Hear

*We were honored to be apart of the Louie’s Wine Dive grand opening and were provided with a special promotional opportunity to cover the big event. The opinions expressed in this article are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Iowa River Landing in Coralville, IA: Johnson County There’s a new restaurant in Coralville and, in just… Continue reading Louie’s Wine Dive-Iowa River Landing: That’s All We Needed To Hear

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

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Downtown Iowa City

Iowa City, IA:  Johnson County There’s always been a lot to do in Downtown Iowa City and, in recent years, the district has added A LOT more to experience with A LOT more on the way. We’ve been to several local meat lockers on Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip, but we’re not forgetting the metro areas and their hard… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Downtown Iowa City