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Two Hours in Winterset

Winterset, IA: Madison County¬†(Our 35th County!) One of the best road trips you can take in Iowa is through Madison County. Legions of travelers love the covered bridges, rolling hills, and unique landscapes. We were passing through and needed to soak in as much of Winterset as we could in a short period of time.… Continue reading Two Hours in Winterset

East Central Iowa · Outdoors All Year · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Iowa State Parks-Historic Hiking at Wildcat Den & Saulsbury Bridge…….

Wildcat Den State Park & Saulsbury Bridge Rec Area-Muscatine, IA: Muscatine County¬†(Our 22nd County!) Natural pools, swift running creeks, miles of wooded hiking trails, and historical buildings and bridges at your discovery… there’s a peaceful sanctuary that needs places like these and the Pearl of the Mississippi has this packaged for all that seek these… Continue reading Iowa State Parks-Historic Hiking at Wildcat Den & Saulsbury Bridge…….

East Central Iowa · Outdoors All Year

Iowa State Parks-Lake Darling, You’re Just as Lovely….

Lake Darling State Park-Brighton, IA: Washington County The mercury may be starting to dip a little, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a trip to the local state park. One of the great things about Iowa is that there are state parks, rec areas, and conservation areas all over the place. Many of them… Continue reading Iowa State Parks-Lake Darling, You’re Just as Lovely….