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

99 Proposals in 99 Counties · Outdoors All Year · West Central Iowa

99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #4 in Crawford County

Denison, Iowa: Crawford County There’s a lot to love, when it comes to our gallivants, and, speaking of love, our summer trip to Denison gave me another opportunity to surprise my wife with yet another proposal. The breeze was slight, the temp was a perfect 80 with hardly any clouds in the giant blue sky and… Continue reading 99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #4 in Crawford County

Central Iowa · Family Adventures · Lodging

Game On at the Gateway!

*Our stay at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center was complimentary. The opinions expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now, let’s gallivant! Ames, IA: Story County Sports! Sports! Sports! I had to get that out because this guy loves August and the beginning of college football season! Ames knows how to bring… Continue reading Game On at the Gateway!

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

Family Adventures · Gallivant Milestones and Moments · Gallivanting with Linder Tire Service

The Stunning Views From Some of Our Favorite Gallivants

Another great trip sponsored by Linder Tire Service here on The Iowa Gallivant! We’ve taken many road trips in our lives and when we think of scenic overlooks, we sometimes “overlook” the views we can experience here in Iowa and throughout the Midwest. Here are some of our most memorable moments looking out at the vast landscapes… Continue reading The Stunning Views From Some of Our Favorite Gallivants

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