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Discovering the Corps of Discovery: Lewis & Clark Festival

Onawa, IA: Monona County The wild trek from St. Louis to the sea was a long one for the Corps of Discovery and Western Iowa was an important region to Lewis and Clark’s mission so why not celebrate it every year at Lewis and Clark State Park in the heart of the Loess Hills. If you love period clothing, handmade… Continue reading Discovering the Corps of Discovery: Lewis & Clark Festival

2017 Best Between Bread · Central Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 52, Grinnell

Grinnell, IA: Poweshiek County It would be crazy to not include our last sandwich in Grinnell on our statewide search for the Best Between Bread. We would have been foolish if we skipped over this establishment that is gobbling up the positive press quicker than its customers can eat the locally-sourced creations that their talented… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 52, Grinnell

Central Iowa · Grownup Getaways · Museums and History

Go West, Monie & JayJay-Scratching the Surface of Grinnell (Part 2 of 2)

Grinnell, IA: Poweshiek County It’s been quite a day and it’s time for something fermented. Luckily for us, our guide for the afternoon, Emily with the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce, has an idea that will do the trick. She leads us to Solera! Wine…..chatter….wine….and what comes next? Art! And for the town of Grinnell, they… Continue reading Go West, Monie & JayJay-Scratching the Surface of Grinnell (Part 2 of 2)

Central Iowa · Grownup Getaways · Museums and History

Go West, Monie & JayJay-Scratching the Surface of Grinnell (Part 1 of 2)

Grinnell, IA: Poweshiek County (Our 14th County!) “Go West, young man, go West. There is health in the country, and room away from our crowds of idlers and imbeciles.” ” —Josiah Bushnell Grinnell [3] Good ole Josiah eventually took this famous advice way back in the mid 1800’s. He would go on to be the founder of a central… Continue reading Go West, Monie & JayJay-Scratching the Surface of Grinnell (Part 1 of 2)