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Breakfast, Lunch, & Burlington

Burlington, IA: Des Moines County Another Team Goodvin Gallivant and you all know what that means. Another few rounds of great local food. We challenge the locals to give us their favorites whenever we roll into town and that seems to be the trick that keeps this culinary quest ticking. It’s breakfast time and Burlington… Continue reading Breakfast, Lunch, & Burlington

Family Adventures · Lodging · Southeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Winter Weekend w/ A Lot of Pzazz

*Our room here was complementary and the opinions expressed on this post are or our own. Burlington, IA: Des Moines County There’s TONS of things to do outside during the winter in Iowa. I happen to be more of a Winter Olympics guy than a Summer Olympics guy myself. However, we all need a break… Continue reading Winter Weekend w/ A Lot of Pzazz

Family Adventures · Museums and History · Roadside Iowa · Southeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Cannons of Burlington

Burlington, IA: Des Moines County In between cold spells and snow showers, we figure out ways to get out and see some of the historical landmarks of our state. There is so much history to experience everywhere and for much of it you don’t have to pay a penny to see it. This is just… Continue reading Cannons of Burlington

Lodging · Rediscovering the All American Motel · Southeast Iowa

Burlington’s Iconic Arrowhead

*Our room here was complementary and the opinions expressed on this article are of our own. Burlington, IA: Des Moines County If you’ve taken a lot of road trips, or just a few, chances are is that you’ve rolled into one of America’s classic motels. Whether it was on your radar from the get-go or… Continue reading Burlington’s Iconic Arrowhead

2017 Best Between Bread · Iowa Food · Southeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 62, Montrose

Montrose, IA: Lee County It’s another game day and you need another reason to park it in front of the TV and keep it there while you cheer on or anguish over the Hawkeyes. What’s your favorite thing to munch on during football season? We all know the heavyweights, like chicken wings, quesadillas, burgers, and… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 62, Montrose

2017 Best Between Bread · Iowa Food · Southeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 61, Keokuk

Keokuk, IA: Lee County We have made several trips to Keokuk and we keep finding more reasons to come back to one of the Mississippi’s most historic towns. We tell people if you love architecture, history, river life or scenery, you should head to Lee County and take it all in. You’ll need a good… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 61, Keokuk

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Up to Our Necks in Harvest Season

Donnellson, IA: Lee County This is the one time I may encourage you to put The Iowa Gallivant down and get on the road immediately. Because Southeast-Iowa’s premier pumpkin patch is only open through Halloween until they flip the property for the upcoming holidays! Go-Go-Go! Harvestville Farm had the goods….and gourds. The selection is still second to none here… Continue reading Up to Our Necks in Harvest Season