Ames, IA: Story County We have been at this travel blog for four years and we have finally made it to one of Iowa’s most exciting areas. The City of Ames was absolutely crazy busy in every corner of the town because thousands of students, families and visitors were celebrating graduation weekend. One of the establishments… Continue reading We Wanted Iowa’s Best Burger & Iowa Beef Showed Us Where To Go
We’ve been to a lot of places around Iowa and we seem to find ourselves gravitating to the local vineyards and wineries, and for good reason. The wine industry is going great here in Iowa and wine enthusiasts are going local more and more. We have found some skilled wine makers since we started this… Continue reading Iowa Wineries & Our Quest to Discover Them All
An excruciating couple weeks went by as the field of 16 was eventually narrowed down to 2 by the voters who cheered on their favorite restaurants. And then on March 29th, the world found out what the locals in Newton, IA already knew. Moo’s BBQ Burger & Catering has championship caliber pulled pork and now they have… Continue reading Iowa Puts the Moo’s in Pulled Pork Madness
Like the Whack-A-Mole game, we start one project on The Iowa Gallivant, and another one comes popping up. That is a good thing, and fresh ideas and goals keep the Gallivant Nation interested and rearing to read about another Team Goodvin adventure. Here’s our preview and don’t forget that we need your suggestions. Keep us on… Continue reading 2018 Preview of Projects on The Iowa Gallivant
Our fourth year is wrapping up here on The Iowa Gallivant and we couldn’t have been more happy with the outcome of our travel blog. 2017 was filled with amazing trips all year long and one of the hardest tasks is to narrow down to 20 of our most wonderful memories. Nevertheless, here it is Gallivant Nation.… Continue reading The Iowa Gallivant’s 2017 Top 20: Another Great Year of Memories
Do we ever cook meals at home? Great question! The answer is yes, but if you’re a regular reader of The Iowa Gallivant you’d be right to wonder when we’re ever home. We love Iowa and we love the culinary experiences that it produces. Here’s some of what Team Goodvin managed to discover and devour in 2016…… Continue reading Our 2016 Iowa Meal, After Meal, After Meal….
Austin, TX: Travis County (Our 1st Texas County!) Hey! Even Team Goodvin comes up with an out of state getaway every now and then. Like when we went to Rock Island Arsenal (Illinois) that one time. Well, to ring in the New Year we headed to Monie’s hometown and the birthplace of all three of… Continue reading The Austin-Iowa Express