Grownup Getaways · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Southeast Iowa

Vineyards, Crisp Cider & the Greatest Chicken Sandwich: Grownup Getaway to Fairfield, Iowa

*Southeast Iowa is going to be in prime time with fall colors soon, and Jefferson County is going to be welcoming streams of visitors all autumn long! Our trip was hosted by Visit Fairfield. Some of the services, meals and goods were complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now,… Continue reading Vineyards, Crisp Cider & the Greatest Chicken Sandwich: Grownup Getaway to Fairfield, Iowa

2022 T-Bone Trail · Grownup Getaways · Iowa Food · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Southwest Iowa

Philly Steak Two Ways & Craft Beer in Union County, Iowa

*County parks, craft beer, burritos and steak sandwiches….That’s a grownup getaway in Southwest Iowa with a lot waiting for all of us! Our visit to Union County was sponsored and funded by the Western Iowa Tourism Region. Some of the goods, services and meals were complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of… Continue reading Philly Steak Two Ways & Craft Beer in Union County, Iowa

2022 T-Bone Trail · Family Adventures · Iowa Food · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Northwest Iowa

Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch & Beyond in Clay County, Iowa

*The Spencer area is a busy Northwest Iowa town and we made it back for another Grand Avenue experience and into Everly! Our trip to Clay County was sponsored and funded by the Western Iowa Tourism Region. Some of the goods, services, and meals were complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of… Continue reading Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch & Beyond in Clay County, Iowa

2022 T-Bone Trail · Grownup Getaways · Iowa Food · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Roadside Iowa · Southwest Iowa

Cheesy Pizza, Big Burritos, Mighty T-Bones & Countless Celebrities in Page County, Iowa

*The influence on America’s musical history can still be seen and heard in this corner of SW-Iowa. The cities of Shenandoah and Clarinda are two of the Midwest’s most precious areas when it comes to the historic musical origins that fans all over the world would agree with. Our visit to Page County was sponsored… Continue reading Cheesy Pizza, Big Burritos, Mighty T-Bones & Countless Celebrities in Page County, Iowa

2022 T-Bone Trail · Grownup Getaways · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Southwest Iowa

On A Byway for Juicy Beef, Haunted History & Old Friends in Mills County, IA

*The loops and main roads of the Loess Hills National Scenic Byway will guide you into Mills County and the beautiful county seat of Glenwood during your much needed road trip. Our visit to Mills County was sponsored and funded by the Western Iowa Tourism Region. Some of the meals, goods and services were complimentary.… Continue reading On A Byway for Juicy Beef, Haunted History & Old Friends in Mills County, IA

Alabama · Family Adventures · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits

Professor WhiteSand Takes Us To School During an Alabama Beaches FlexCation

*It’s been a long time coming for many of us when it comes to taking that time off we need. However, many have perfected the art of mixing travel while keeping up with work and or school. Ladies and gentlemen, that’s the essence of a FlexCation and Alabama Beaches is the ideal destination for a… Continue reading Professor WhiteSand Takes Us To School During an Alabama Beaches FlexCation

2021 T-Bone Trail · Family Adventures · Iowa Food · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Roadside Iowa · West Central Iowa

Our “Pop Up” Adventures in Carroll County, Iowa: Juicy Steaks, Shopping Small & Roadside Memories Galore

*There’s been many times we’ve zipped through Carroll County and we finally coordinated a Gallivant to this area that’s BIG ON BEEF and so much more. Our visit was sponsored by Emerge Marketing Solutions. Some of the goods, services, and meals were complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now,… Continue reading Our “Pop Up” Adventures in Carroll County, Iowa: Juicy Steaks, Shopping Small & Roadside Memories Galore

2021 T-Bone Trail · Iowa Food · Iowa Wine · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Museums and History · Roadside Iowa · West Central Iowa

Food Lovers Land in Shelby County, Iowa: Danish Ways & the Movie Buff Getaway

*Hop on the Western Skies Scenic Byway and you’ll find yourself on the winding country roads of Shelby County! Our visit was sponsored by Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Some of the goods, services, and meals were complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Shelby… Continue reading Food Lovers Land in Shelby County, Iowa: Danish Ways & the Movie Buff Getaway

2021 T-Bone Trail · Family Adventures · Gallivant Milestones and Moments · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Museums and History · Northwest Iowa · Outdoors All Year · Potluck Crashing · Roadside Iowa

The Beautiful Lyon’s Share of NW-Iowa: Cabin to the Casino

*You can’t be any further from Des Moines and still be in the state of Iowa then Lyon County! A few miles from Minnesota and South Dakota and one of the most unique areas of Iowa’s rolling prairies. This two day excursion was sponsored by Lyon County Economic Development. The views expressed in this blog… Continue reading The Beautiful Lyon’s Share of NW-Iowa: Cabin to the Casino

2021 T-Bone Trail · Historic US Route 20 · Iowa Food · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Northwest Iowa · Roadside Iowa

Vineyards to Pastures & Bringing Out a Woodbury Warrior in NW-Iowa

*2015 was our last road trip to the Sioux City area and this time, in 2021, we saw a whole lot more of the county. Our trip was sponsored by Woodbury County Community & Economic Development. Some of the products, meals, and service were complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of our… Continue reading Vineyards to Pastures & Bringing Out a Woodbury Warrior in NW-Iowa