Central Iowa · Family Adventures · Iowa Food · Museums and History

Dutch Goodies, Biscuits & Santa’s Train: Boone For the Holidays Part 1 of 2

Boone, IA: Boone County (Our 79th County!) If there is anything I’ve learned in our Midwest travels it is that communities know how to make a family feel at home without even trying. Boone, Iowa, is no exception and we had the feeling of being home for the holidays all weekend long. As you know, we don’t… Continue reading Dutch Goodies, Biscuits & Santa’s Train: Boone For the Holidays Part 1 of 2

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

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Sully

Sully, IA: Jasper County Juicy, tender, succulent, beefy, gourmet….. all words that I use very often on Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip and all these words come to mind when I think of Sully, Iowa. That’s due to the family owned institution simply known as Sully Locker & Market! Here’s what made it to the table of Team… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Sully

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

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Clear Lake

Clear Lake, IA: Cerro Gordo County So Labor Day weekend is the last great time period of the summer to get out on the lake, right? Wrong! In fact there’s never a bad time to head to the lake and the precious days leading up to Autumn can provide a great and memorable trip. You’ll want… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Clear Lake

Grownup Getaways · Kansas

Four State Lookout & The Conclusion of the Kansas Takeover of The Iowa Gallivant

Doniphan County, Kansas Well, folks, it’s come to the point when the last post gets published from our recent trip to Kansas and that makes me a little emotional. We discovered so much during our time here and met so many great people along the way as we always do in our gallivants. This came… Continue reading Four State Lookout & The Conclusion of the Kansas Takeover of The Iowa Gallivant

Kansas · Lodging

Fairfield in the First City: Leavenworth-Part 3

*Our stay at the Fairfield Inn & Suites was complimentary and the opinions expressed in this blog post are of our own. Leavenworth, KS: Leavenworth County We covered a lot of ground in our trip to Leavenworth and we know there’s still so much more to the The First City in Kansas. We hit up museums, shopping, great restaurants,… Continue reading Fairfield in the First City: Leavenworth-Part 3

Central Iowa · Family Adventures · Lodging

Game On at the Gateway!

*Our stay at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center was complimentary. The opinions expressed in this blog post are of our own. Now, let’s gallivant! Ames, IA: Story County Sports! Sports! Sports! I had to get that out because this guy loves August and the beginning of college football season! Ames knows how to bring… Continue reading Game On at the Gateway!

Grownup Getaways · Kansas · Museums and History

“Did that just move?” Historic, Haunted & Mysterious Atchison, Kansas-Part 3

Atchison, KS: Atchison County Lewis & Clark, Amelia Earhart, world record holders, music icons, some of the most important inventions, Missouri River culture, incredible architecture and a home for countless ghost stories and encounters. That’s only the beginning of what made us fall hard for Atchison, Kansas. Let’s get right to what we loved and… Continue reading “Did that just move?” Historic, Haunted & Mysterious Atchison, Kansas-Part 3