Family Adventures · Kansas

The Unofficial Mashed Taters Capital of Kansas: Abilene’s Amazing Comfort Food & More!

Abilene, KS: Dickinson County America’s heartland is a vast region that’s peppered with some of the country’s most amazing small towns. I can tell you with all honestly that Abilene, Kansas is one of the best and you don’t have to take my word for it. The Smithsonian rated Abilene as the best small town… Continue reading The Unofficial Mashed Taters Capital of Kansas: Abilene’s Amazing Comfort Food & More!

Family Adventures · Kansas

Coronado’s Search For Gold & the Swedish Found the Riches-Lindsborg, Kansas

Lindsborg, KS: McPherson County (Our 5th Kansas County) Native American lands within the Spanish conquest for mass deposits of gold, to Swedish homesteading, to modern day Kansas. This is the region of America that can produce some of the most unique of all Midwest travels. An incredible story in its founding that is still very… Continue reading Coronado’s Search For Gold & the Swedish Found the Riches-Lindsborg, Kansas

Family Adventures · Kansas · Museums and History

We Like Ike & Love Ida-The Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum in Abilene, Kansas

Abilene, KS: Dickinson County (Our 4th Kansas County) It wasn’t by design but we have traveled to two very impactful areas of the Midwest that a couple of the most important presidents called home. The first was Medora, ND where Teddy Roosevelt was molded into the future US leader he became. Most recently was here… Continue reading We Like Ike & Love Ida-The Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum in Abilene, Kansas

Alabama · Family Adventures

Shrimp for Breakfast, Giant Burgers, Famous Po’Boys-Bama’s Delicious Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, AL: Baldwin County (Our First Alabama County) Think about some of your favorite foods right this second! If you absolutely love seafood, then you have clicked on a blog that is covering the right region. There is no need for any breaks when it comes to this delicate food that… Continue reading Shrimp for Breakfast, Giant Burgers, Famous Po’Boys-Bama’s Delicious Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Family Adventures · Lodging · South Central Iowa

Back to The Corn Crib B&B in Indianola & You’ll See Why

*The countryside of Warren County was back on The Iowa Gallivant radar this summer! Our stay at the Corn Crib Bed and Breakfast was complimentary. The views expressed are always of our own. Let’s gallivant! Indianola, IA: Warren County We make a lot of plans and coordinate a lot of gallivants. Some of the most… Continue reading Back to The Corn Crib B&B in Indianola & You’ll See Why

#RAGBRAI · Family Adventures · Museums and History · South Central Iowa

Scouting RAGBRAI-2019: Winterset’s History of Good Times is RAGBRAI-Ready

Winterset, IA: Madison County Our first visit to this area was a fun one back in 2016. We had two hours to kill and we made it happen by packing in a lot of their beautiful City Park. You can click here to see what that was all about and then imagine all the great… Continue reading Scouting RAGBRAI-2019: Winterset’s History of Good Times is RAGBRAI-Ready

Family Adventures · Historic US Route 20 · Northwest Iowa · Outdoors All Year

Cabins of the Counties: Sac City’s Hagge County Park

*Iowa has many county parks and we were lucky enough to receive a complementary stay at one of them. The views of Hagge County Park in this blog post are of own. Let’s gallivant this place! Sac City, IA: Sac County We had a weekend of adventure that kicked off our summertime family travels, and… Continue reading Cabins of the Counties: Sac City’s Hagge County Park