Grownup Getaways · Kansas

A Mansion of a B&B: Time to Tuck U Inn-Atchison, Kansas-Part Two

*Our stay at the Tuck U Inn was complimentary and the opinions expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Atchison, KS: Atchison County History, food, travel, beautiful architecture, and locals. These are what we love about our crazy travel blog more than anything. We found a lot to do in… Continue reading A Mansion of a B&B: Time to Tuck U Inn-Atchison, Kansas-Part Two

Grownup Getaways · Kansas

Big Country Fried Steaks, Big Buffalo Burgers, Big Breakfast & Big BLTs: Leavenworth, Kansas-Part One

Leavenworth, KS: Leavenworth County Breakfast on the Historic Santa Fe Exploring the Missouri River makes me really super hungry! I’m checking with my R&D department to see if that was an actual quote from the Lewis & Clark Journals. I am now being notified that it is not, but we’re searching more archives. That’s quite… Continue reading Big Country Fried Steaks, Big Buffalo Burgers, Big Breakfast & Big BLTs: Leavenworth, Kansas-Part One

Grownup Getaways · Kansas

Never Ghost Hunt On an Empty Stomach: Atchison, Kansas-Part One

The Kansas takeover of The Iowa Gallivant started here! Let’s do this Atchison! You have an itch? Scratch it! You have a special niche? Scratch it! On The Iowa Gallivant we have a saying called “Scratch Where it Niche’es”. It pulls against the grammatical senses you may have and I’m totally fine with that. We have expanded… Continue reading Never Ghost Hunt On an Empty Stomach: Atchison, Kansas-Part One

#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 Iowa · Grownup Getaways · Lodging in Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

A Modern Day Rhythm City Casino

Davenport, IA: Scott County We recently spent a weekend in the Quad Cities and one of the biggest highlights was having a room at Rhythm City Casino Resort in Davenport! The new property is vibrant and pampering new customers everyday while welcoming back the regulars that have been enjoying themselves at Rhythm City since it was on… Continue reading A Modern Day Rhythm City Casino

Gallivant Milestones and Moments · Grownup Getaways · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits

Iowa Wineries & Our Quest to Discover Them All

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

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