Central Iowa · Iowa Food

It’s Always Tuesday Somewhere: Des Moines Taco Tour of the Summer!

*We had the great pleasure to partner up with Wow! Des Moines Tours and host an amazing tour highlighting some of the area’s best places. The views expressed in our blog post are of our own. Now, let’s get back to Gallivanting! Des Moines & West Des Moines, IA; Polk County When someone calls and… Continue reading It’s Always Tuesday Somewhere: Des Moines Taco Tour of the Summer!

Central Iowa · Family Adventures · Iowa Food

Sometimes You Gotta Spell Tenderloin With “Wow!”

Des Moines & West Des Moines, IA: Polk County You know you’ve been sitting around with your friends wondering about how you could visit some of Des Moines’ best tenderloin havens. Sure, you’d like to visit multiple venues in one day, but you don’t want to do all that driving. Right? Of course I am! That’s… Continue reading Sometimes You Gotta Spell Tenderloin With “Wow!”

Central Iowa · Gallivant Milestones and Moments · Iowa Food

We Wanted Iowa’s Best Burger & Iowa Beef Showed Us Where To Go

Ames, IA: Story County We have been at this travel blog for four years and we have finally made it to one of Iowa’s most exciting areas. The City of Ames was absolutely crazy busy in every corner of the town because thousands of students, families and visitors were celebrating graduation weekend. One of the establishments… Continue reading We Wanted Iowa’s Best Burger & Iowa Beef Showed Us Where To Go

Historic US Route 20 · Iowa Food · Iowa's Wurst Road Trip · Northeast Iowa

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Main Street Cedar Falls

Main Street-Cedar Falls, IA: Black Hawk County Let’s talk Cedar Falls legends for a moment. Who or what comes to mind? Kurt Warner’s QB rise from the UNI Dome to eventual NFL Hall of Famer is a good start. How about the legions of teachers that have graduated from Northern Iowa and became local legends… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Main Street Cedar Falls

East Central Iowa · Iowa Food · Iowa's Wurst Road Trip

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Solon

Solon, IA: Johnson County Each town has their local legends and Solon is no exception. This community has been on the rise for awhile now- seeing new restaurants, developments, increased tourism and a thriving Main Street with one heck of a brewery. With all the “what’s new” going on in Solon, one institution continues to… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Solon

Iowa Food · Southeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

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

2017 Best Between Bread · East Central Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 49, Wilton

Wilton, IA: Muscatine County What can you pack into 48 hours? If you’ve been keeping up with The Iowa Gallivant, you’ll see that Team Goodvin can cover a lot of ground on this crazy travel blog. Junction Grill & Bar has mastered something of their own that takes over two days to complete. You’ll want to see this. Better… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 49, Wilton