Gallivanting with Linder Tire Service · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits

Historic, Scenic & Beautiful- B&Bs, Cabins, Lodges & Houseboats for Your Valentine

*This time we’re celebrating some of our favorite places to kickback, relax and enjoy a solid night of lodging. Time to get back to Gallivanting as the Official On the Road Ambassador for Linder Tire Service! Some of the greatest gifts can be ones that you give to someone clear down the road. Sure, flowers, chocolates… Continue reading Historic, Scenic & Beautiful- B&Bs, Cabins, Lodges & Houseboats for Your Valentine

Grownup Getaways · Historic US Route 20 · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Northeast Iowa

Winter Grownup Getaway: Downtown Cedar Falls-Part One of Two

Cedar Falls, IA: Black Hawk County Along came old man winter and countless of us hunkered down for what was seen as a brutal stretch. And, oh boy, was it ever. We saw the Polar Vortex coming for about a week and we knew there was a window of traveling to tackle before it hit. Night… Continue reading Winter Grownup Getaway: Downtown Cedar Falls-Part One of Two

99 Proposals in 99 Counties · Central Iowa · Grownup Getaways · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits

99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #5 in Boone County

*I have a goal to propose to my wife in all 99 Iowa counties. It will take long time and that’s okay because I’m counting on having many decades to complete it. Writing is a true passion and I can’t imagine having The Iowa Gallivant without Monie by my side the whole time.  Boone &… Continue reading 99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #5 in Boone County

Gallivanting with Linder Tire Service · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits

Gearing Up For Summer w/ Tacos & the Infamous Swinging Bridge

The rains were coming, but that wasn’t going to keep us from visiting one of our favorite destinations. Where do you go for some of the best tacos on Earth? I know some of you are thinking about huge cities or heading WAAAAAAAY down south. Lucky for us, we’re less than an hour away from… Continue reading Gearing Up For Summer w/ Tacos & the Infamous Swinging Bridge

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

East Central Iowa · Iowa Food · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Iowa's Wurst Road Trip

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Coralville

Coralville, IA: Johnson County I was raised to respect my meal, no matter what it is, and do my best to finish it. Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip is making this credo extremely easy. If you’ve been following this meaty adventure, you’ll notice we have a focus on our amazing local meat lockers and for good reason.… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Coralville