Gallivant Milestones and Moments · North Central Iowa

Why We Love & Gallivant the Midwest

We’re officially on lake time! Clear Lake, IA: Cerro Gordo County I’ve traveled to all the coasts and many of the people there know nothing about my Iowan home but ask tons of questions. I tell them that our metro areas have some of the greatest modern experiences when it comes to art, restaurants, and… Continue reading Why We Love & Gallivant the Midwest

Family Adventures · Museums and History · North Central Iowa · Roadside Iowa

Rock & Roll’s Hallowed Ground-Visiting Northern Iowa and One of Music’s Greatest Time Capsule’s…

Clear Lake, IA:¬†Cerro Gordo County¬†(Our 9th County!) My in-laws annual summer trip to Iowa was nearing its conclusion. Today was finally going to be the day they make a trip that’s been on their “bucket list” ever since February 3rd, 1959. The day the music died. The day Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big… Continue reading Rock & Roll’s Hallowed Ground-Visiting Northern Iowa and One of Music’s Greatest Time Capsule’s…