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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Earlville

Earlville, IA: Delaware County You can find a lot of memorable places on historic Old 20 here in Iowa, and this includes some of the best ways to shop, eat and support local. 2018’s Wurst Road Trip showed us a lot of what this state has when it comes to what’s home grown, hand cut… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Earlville

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Fireplace+Full Bar+Hot Breakfast: Winter Relief at Hilton Garden Inn-Cedar Falls

*The winter weather wasn’t going to keep us away from another grownup getaway! Our stay at the Hilton Garden Inn-Cedar Falls was complimentary. The views expressed are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Cedar Falls, IA: Black Hawk County Between the blizzards are windows of opportunity to get out and tackle winter in your own way… Continue reading Fireplace+Full Bar+Hot Breakfast: Winter Relief at Hilton Garden Inn-Cedar Falls

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The Historic Stay at the Black Hawk-Cedar Falls, Iowa: A Main Street Anchor

*We gallivant all over the Midwest and we’re lucky to stay in wonderful places. Our night at the Black Hawk was complimentary and the views expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Downtown Cedar Falls: Black Hawk County Stay in or go out? Travel or hunker down? Want to go out, but… Continue reading The Historic Stay at the Black Hawk-Cedar Falls, Iowa: A Main Street Anchor

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Winter Grownup Getaway: Downtown Cedar Falls & Beyond-Part Two of Two

Cedar Falls, IA: Black Hawk County As you know, Cedar Falls is open to plenty of great ways to keep the whole family entertained, but sometimes mama and papa need to get out and Gallivant with a grownup charge into the fantastic places the Cedar Valley has to offer. You saw Cedar Falls Part One and now… Continue reading Winter Grownup Getaway: Downtown Cedar Falls & Beyond-Part Two of Two

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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

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99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #6 in Allamakee County

Lansing & New Albin, IA: Allamakee County It happened again and this time it was in Iowa’s B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L Driftless Area. This was on one of the first of our gallivants this year and it was just after a light snow that blanketed the area. We knew the area well and we were on a trip to… Continue reading 99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #6 in Allamakee County

Historic US Route 20 · Iowa Food · Iowa's Wurst Road Trip · Northeast Iowa

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip-Casing Iowa Irish Fest

*I am the proud host of Iowa Irish Fest and the opinions expressed in this blog post are of my own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Iowa Irish Fest-Downtown Waterloo, IA: Black Hawk County It’s finally here! An annual weekend of one of the biggest festivals of everything Irish is just days away! August 3rd-5th are the… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip-Casing Iowa Irish Fest