Alabama · Grownup Getaways

Getting Some Y’all Time- Grownup Getaways in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, AL: Baldwin County When the opportunity for a date night comes up we pounce on it like an eager seagull spotting a fallen French fry from a cheeseburger basket. Wow. A cheeseburger basket sounds tasty right now. However, we should get back to world famous venues and late night dinners… Continue reading Getting Some Y’all Time- Grownup Getaways in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

99 Proposals in 99 Counties · Grownup Getaways · West Central Iowa

99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #8 in Pottawattamie County

Carter Lake & Walnut, IA: Pottawattamie County The quest is still on for the goal of proposing to my wife in all 99 counties and we went beyond the banks of the Missouri River to get there. We had to go into Nebraska and through part of Omaha to get there and yes you heard… Continue reading 99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #8 in Pottawattamie County

Grownup Getaways · Lodging · North Dakota

Breakfast in Bed or Bathtub: The HoDo of Fargo

*Our 8 day Upper Midwest road trip took us to some new places. One of them was Fargo and the Hotel Donaldson. Our stay at the HoDo was complimentary and the views expressed are always of our own. Let’s gallivant! Fargo, ND: Cass County The summer is still weeks away from ending and that means… Continue reading Breakfast in Bed or Bathtub: The HoDo of Fargo

Grownup Getaways · Lodging · Outdoors All Year · South Dakota

Campfire Tacos on South Dakota’s Pelican Lake

Watertown, SD: Codington County (Our 1st South Dakota County) We made many stops on an 8 day stretch that went through many regions of the Midwest. A gallivant that took us through Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, and eventually back to our Iowa City-HQ. We have explored many miles of Western South Dakota, and… Continue reading Campfire Tacos on South Dakota’s Pelican Lake

Grownup Getaways · Nebraska

I Need a Historic Riverfront, Sunsets, & Smoked Fish Near Camp-I Need Nebraska

Crofton, NE: Knox County (Our first Nebraska County) We had a target destination and it was Medora, ND. We could have gotten there in 12 hours but in fine gallivant fashion we went through our road trip like your average paper airplane flies through a room. It’ll land where you’re aiming eventually but it’s going… Continue reading I Need a Historic Riverfront, Sunsets, & Smoked Fish Near Camp-I Need Nebraska

Grownup Getaways · North Dakota

Fargo on Foot-Part 2 of 2: A Toasty, Cidery, Artsy Side of Downtown

Fargo, ND: Cass County One of our favorite ways to travel is via the great American road trip and then getting to your destination and saying goodbye to our car for the rest of our stay. Downtown Fargo is one of the best places to do such a thing and our grownup getaway had everything… Continue reading Fargo on Foot-Part 2 of 2: A Toasty, Cidery, Artsy Side of Downtown

Grownup Getaways · North Dakota

Covered Wagon Camping & Another Round of Medora Splendor

Medora, North Dakota: Billings County Our first trip to Medora, ND was in May of 2003 and it was the headliner of our honeymoon road trip through Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Montana, and ending in North Dakota. We spent one night at a local Motel and then tent camped in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt… Continue reading Covered Wagon Camping & Another Round of Medora Splendor