2021 T-Bone Trail · Iowa Food · Northwest Iowa

The Golden Pheasant in Remsen, IA (Plymouth Co): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

*If you’ve been keeping up with The Iowa Gallivant then you’ll notice that Northwest Iowa is a constant theme for us. For very good reasons because the food is amazing in this region! Our meal at the Golden Pheasant was complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant!… Continue reading The Golden Pheasant in Remsen, IA (Plymouth Co): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

2021 T-Bone Trail · Iowa Food · Northwest Iowa

Wagon Wheel Café in West Bend, IA (Palo Alto Co): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

*The little town of West Bend is known for something VERY big. However, this community will tell you that there’s more than just one legendary place you should visit when you arrive. There’s always going to be something unforgettable getting prepared in the kitchens of NW-Iowa! Our meal at theWagon Wheel Café was complimentary. The… Continue reading Wagon Wheel Café in West Bend, IA (Palo Alto Co): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

2021 T-Bone Trail · Iowa Food · Northwest Iowa

Billie Jo’s Bar & Grill in Algona, IA (Kossuth Co): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

*When you’re in a huge county, it should be easy to find a great steak supper when you have a huge appetite. We found one that was perfectly aged with a host of appetizer buddies! Our meal at Billie Jo’s Bar & Grill was complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of our… Continue reading Billie Jo’s Bar & Grill in Algona, IA (Kossuth Co): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

2021 T-Bone Trail · Iowa Food · Northwest Iowa

Burns’ Grill in Doon, IA (Lyon Co): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

*Lyon County had a huge impact on our travels this year, and for many positive reasons. One of those reasons was the trip into Doon on the Western Iowa T-Bone Trail! Our meal at Burns’ Grill was complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Doon, IA: Lyon… Continue reading Burns’ Grill in Doon, IA (Lyon Co): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

2021 T-Bone Trail · Iowa Food · Northwest Iowa

1015 Steak Company-Sibley, IA (Osceola Co): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

*The small town steakhouses of Western Iowa kept popping up mile after mile. This included the northwestern region on the Minnesota border and it’s where we found some of the best steaks of the year. Our meal at 1015 Steak Company was complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now,… Continue reading 1015 Steak Company-Sibley, IA (Osceola Co): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

2021 T-Bone Trail · Iowa Food · West Central Iowa

Ada J’s Steakhouse in Ute, Iowa (Monona County): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

*Seeing the Loess Hills is one thing. Then there’s getting a taste of this beautiful region during your adventures in this incredible geographic wonder of Western Iowa. Our meal at Ada J’s Steakhouse was complimentary. The views expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Ute, Iowa: Monona County There’s always… Continue reading Ada J’s Steakhouse in Ute, Iowa (Monona County): The Western Iowa T-Bone Trail

2021 T-Bone Trail · Family Adventures · Historic US Route 20 · Iowa Food · Northwest Iowa · Outdoors All Year · Roadside Iowa

Sac County & Its Beefy Trailhead: Massive Amounts of Public Art & Iowa’s Most Underrated Lake Town

*The inaugural Western Iowa T-Bone Trail had to make its last stop at some point. I was so glad to have this wonderful set of NW-Iowa communities closing it out. Our visit was sponsored by Sac Economic and Tourism Development. Some of the goods, services, and meals were complimentary. The views expressed in this blog… Continue reading Sac County & Its Beefy Trailhead: Massive Amounts of Public Art & Iowa’s Most Underrated Lake Town

2021 T-Bone Trail · Family Adventures · Iowa Food · Northwest Iowa · Outdoors All Year

Luxembourg Meets Germany in NW-Iowa & You Get a 32oz Ribeye in Remsen

*Heading into far NW-Iowa and then BOOM! We’re in Plymouth County! It’s a huge county and our day would be spent in Remsen where one of the area’s popular restaurants is located with a herculean sized steak that was ready to make history on the T-Bone Trail! Our visit here was sponsored by the Remsen… Continue reading Luxembourg Meets Germany in NW-Iowa & You Get a 32oz Ribeye in Remsen

2021 T-Bone Trail · Museums and History · Northwest Iowa

Nativity All Year & Forever: POW Camp in Iowa’s Biggest County

*Another bucket list item checked off in Western Iowa and it was thanks to Kossuth County for helping me do it. Or should I say thanks to old Bancroft County? We’ll get this worked out later. Our trip was sponsored by the Algona Area Chamber of Commerce. Some of the meals, services, and goods were… Continue reading Nativity All Year & Forever: POW Camp in Iowa’s Biggest County

2021 T-Bone Trail · Iowa Food · West Central Iowa

The Barn Burner in Brayton, Iowa (Audubon County): The T-Bone Trail Western Iowa

Brayton, IA: Audubon County The small-town lure of the local eatery is always going to be one of our specialties during our Gallivants, and this T-Bone Trail we’re on is showcasing this concept like crazy! One of Iowa’s most rural counties has some great restaurants throughout their communities. One of the best is in the… Continue reading The Barn Burner in Brayton, Iowa (Audubon County): The T-Bone Trail Western Iowa