Grownup Getaways · Kansas

Four State Lookout & The Conclusion of the Kansas Takeover of The Iowa Gallivant

Doniphan County, Kansas Well, folks, it’s come to the point when the last post gets published from our recent trip to Kansas and that makes me a little emotional. We discovered so much during our time here and met so many great people along the way as we always do in our gallivants. This came… Continue reading Four State Lookout & The Conclusion of the Kansas Takeover of The Iowa Gallivant

Kansas · Lodging

Fairfield in the First City: Leavenworth-Part 3

*Our stay at the Fairfield Inn & Suites was complimentary and the opinions expressed in this blog post are of our own. Leavenworth, KS: Leavenworth County We covered a lot of ground in our trip to Leavenworth and we know there’s still so much more to the The First City in Kansas. We hit up museums, shopping, great restaurants,… Continue reading Fairfield in the First City: Leavenworth-Part 3

Grownup Getaways · Kansas · Museums and History

“Did that just move?” Historic, Haunted & Mysterious Atchison, Kansas-Part 3

Atchison, KS: Atchison County Lewis & Clark, Amelia Earhart, world record holders, music icons, some of the most important inventions, Missouri River culture, incredible architecture and a home for countless ghost stories and encounters. That’s only the beginning of what made us fall hard for Atchison, Kansas. Let’s get right to what we loved and… Continue reading “Did that just move?” Historic, Haunted & Mysterious Atchison, Kansas-Part 3

Grownup Getaways · Kansas · Museums and History

Hard Times, Honor, History, Heartbreak & Why It’ll All Bring Us Back-Leavenworth, Kansas-Part Two

Leavenworth, KS: Leavenworth County We brake for just about every historical marker we see when we’re gallivanting and we’re never ever going to give up this habit. Never! Luckily for us, we got our brakes checked before our trip to Eastern Kansas because there was plenty of stops along the way to see our favorite… Continue reading Hard Times, Honor, History, Heartbreak & Why It’ll All Bring Us Back-Leavenworth, Kansas-Part Two

Grownup Getaways · Kansas · Lodging

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