Central Iowa · Family Adventures · Iowa Food

Stuffing the Stockings & Iowa Feasting: Boone For the Holidays Part 2 of 2

Boone & Madrid, IA: Boone County You need a great meal….I mean meals…and you also need a beautiful state park, local wine, premium hotel room, and a place that has more Christmas cheer than Rudolph, Bing Crosby and Clark W. Griswold have combined. We found it and rolled in it like the first snow angel of… Continue reading Stuffing the Stockings & Iowa Feasting: Boone For the Holidays Part 2 of 2

Central Iowa · Family Adventures · Iowa Food · Museums and History

Dutch Goodies, Biscuits & Santa’s Train: Boone For the Holidays Part 1 of 2

Boone, IA: Boone County (Our 79th County!) If there is anything I’ve learned in our Midwest travels it is that communities know how to make a family feel at home without even trying. Boone, Iowa, is no exception and we had the feeling of being home for the holidays all weekend long. As you know, we don’t… Continue reading Dutch Goodies, Biscuits & Santa’s Train: Boone For the Holidays Part 1 of 2

Family Adventures · Historic US Route 20 · Iowa Food · Northwest Iowa

The Delicious Side of Sac City

Sac City, IA: Sac County What a great time to take a trip on Historic US Route 20! It’s autumn, the skies are clear, the weather is beautiful, and the open historic road is calling. Plus, we’re hungry and we want Northwest Iowa cooking from some of the best folks you’re going to meet. Our trip to Sac… Continue reading The Delicious Side of Sac City

Family Adventures · Iowa Food · West Central Iowa

From BBQ Smoke to Yellow Smoke & Beyond in Denison

Denison, IA: Crawford County There’s plenty of Western Iowa for everyone and the region has a lot of reasons to head there day after day. One very amazing weekend has a special meaning to the locals of Denison, Iowa and an absolute army of visitors and locals that are there to do one thing. Have a… Continue reading From BBQ Smoke to Yellow Smoke & Beyond in Denison

Gallivant Milestones and Moments · Gallivanting with Linder Tire Service · Iowa Food

A Dozen of Our Greatest Road Trip Cheeseburgers in Iowa History

A cheeseburger trip down trip down memory lane! One of the beefiest and juciest blog posts ever sponsored by Linder Tire Service. What a year in traveling for Team Goodvin! We have a lot of great meals with some of the most unique flavors, ingredients, locally raised meat with beautifully mastered cooking skills to get them… Continue reading A Dozen of Our Greatest Road Trip Cheeseburgers in Iowa History

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

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Sully

Sully, IA: Jasper County Juicy, tender, succulent, beefy, gourmet….. all words that I use very often on Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip and all these words come to mind when I think of Sully, Iowa. That’s due to the family owned institution simply known as Sully Locker & Market! Here’s what made it to the table of Team… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Sully

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

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Clear Lake

Clear Lake, IA: Cerro Gordo County So Labor Day weekend is the last great time period of the summer to get out on the lake, right? Wrong! In fact there’s never a bad time to head to the lake and the precious days leading up to Autumn can provide a great and memorable trip. You’ll want… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Clear Lake