Iowa's Wurst Road Trip · West Central Iowa

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Minden

Minden, IA: Pottawattamie County The bratwurst universe revolves around many places, and near Council Bluffs is the town of Minden- and wouldn’t you know it….They had a meat market loaded with a mighty selection of house made sausages, jerky, fresh steaks, smoked meats, and a lot of great humor. Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip rolls into… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Minden

Grownup Getaways · Lodging · North Dakota

Breakfast in Bed or Bathtub: The HoDo of Fargo

*Our 8 day Upper Midwest road trip took us to some new places. One of them was Fargo and the Hotel Donaldson. Our stay at the HoDo was complimentary and the views expressed are always of our own. Let’s gallivant! Fargo, ND: Cass County The summer is still weeks away from ending and that means… Continue reading Breakfast in Bed or Bathtub: The HoDo of Fargo

Lodging · South Central Iowa

A “Continental” Trip to Centerville, Iowa & the Historic Breakfast Burrito

*A road trip through Southern Iowa’s hilly region produced a historic overnight here in Centerville. Our stay at The Continental was complimentary and the views expressed are of our own. Let’s gallivant! Centerville, IA: Appanoose County We have seen a lot of Iowa including some of Centerville before this last trip and each gallivant produces… Continue reading A “Continental” Trip to Centerville, Iowa & the Historic Breakfast Burrito

Grownup Getaways · Lodging · Outdoors All Year · South Dakota

Campfire Tacos on South Dakota’s Pelican Lake

Watertown, SD: Codington County (Our 1st South Dakota County) We made many stops on an 8 day stretch that went through many regions of the Midwest. A gallivant that took us through Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, and eventually back to our Iowa City-HQ. We have explored many miles of Western South Dakota, and… Continue reading Campfire Tacos on South Dakota’s Pelican Lake

Lodging · South Central Iowa

Beautiful Bed & Breakfast in Iowa’s Historic Madison County

*The endless beauty of Madison County was made even more special here at this B&B. Our stay at the Judge Lewis House was complimentary and the views expressed are of our own. Let’s gallivant! Winterset, IA: Madison County I want to put out a warning before I go any further. You may check into the… Continue reading Beautiful Bed & Breakfast in Iowa’s Historic Madison County

Grownup Getaways · Nebraska

I Need a Historic Riverfront, Sunsets, & Smoked Fish Near Camp-I Need Nebraska

Crofton, NE: Knox County (Our first Nebraska County) We had a target destination and it was Medora, ND. We could have gotten there in 12 hours but in fine gallivant fashion we went through our road trip like your average paper airplane flies through a room. It’ll land where you’re aiming eventually but it’s going… Continue reading I Need a Historic Riverfront, Sunsets, & Smoked Fish Near Camp-I Need Nebraska

Lodging · West Central Iowa

Your Courtyard to Council Bluffs

*We did an exciting scouting mission for this RAGBRAI-2019 town and we were lucky enough to get a complimentary room here at the Courtyard by Marriott Omaha East/Council Bluffs. The views expressed are of our own. Let’s gallivant! Council Bluffs, IA: Pottawattamie County Getting to know a town is best when you have a great… Continue reading Your Courtyard to Council Bluffs