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

Family Adventures · Roadside Iowa · Southeast Iowa

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

2017 Best Between Bread · Iowa Food · Southeast Iowa

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 53, Conesville

Conesville, IA: Louisa County When we arrived, we didn’t know if we were in Louisa or Muscatine County but one thing we knew for sure is that this county line supper club was going to make our Best Between Bread search right when we walked in. Deese’s Thirsty Camel had huge plates of all your supper club… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 53, Conesville

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

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 42, Fort Madison

Fort Madison, IA: Lee County This isn’t our first visit to Fort Madison and it’s far from our last. One of Iowa’s most historic towns is producing some historic memories for The Iowa Gallivant. Our Best Between Bread search is going statewide and today we find ourselves in Southeast Iowa enjoying the sandwiches and sandwich makers at Sub-Arena!… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 42, Fort Madison

2017 Best Between Bread · Family Adventures · Iowa Food · Outdoors All Year · Southeast Iowa · Unincorporated Iowa

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 4, Oakland Mills

Oakland Mills, IA: Henry County Just down the road from the city of Mount Pleasant is the small unincorporated community of Oakland Mills, right on the mighty Skunk River. Up from its banks is plenty of camping, disc golf, picnic areas, a historic walking bridge, and one of Iowa’s best destination eateries. You can’t have a… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 4, Oakland Mills

Family Adventures · Roadside Iowa · Southeast Iowa · Unincorporated Iowa

Excuse Me But I Think There’s Turtle In My Soup: Van Buren Village Hopping-Part 4

Villages of Van Buren County, IA Have we mentioned that we love Van Buren County? So, welcome to part 4 of our Southeast Iowa village hopping! This trip featured the area’s biggest weekend of visitors with every community finding unique ways to lure them in. It’s annual Scenic Drive Festival and you MUST get this on your… Continue reading Excuse Me But I Think There’s Turtle In My Soup: Van Buren Village Hopping-Part 4