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America’s Greatest Neighborhood Bars: The Buffalo Tavern-Burlington, Iowa

*This incredible day in Burlington, Iowa was made even more amazing by the folks of The Buffalo Tavern. They hosted this event and helped kickoff a new series on The Iowa Gallivant. The delicious meals we enjoyed and stay at the Comfort Suites-Burlington were complimentary and the opinions expressed are always of our own. Let’s… Continue reading America’s Greatest Neighborhood Bars: The Buffalo Tavern-Burlington, Iowa

Family Adventures · Lodging · Southeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Winter Weekend w/ A Lot of Pzazz

*Our room here was complementary and the opinions expressed on this post are or our own. Burlington, IA: Des Moines County There’s TONS of things to do outside during the winter in Iowa. I happen to be more of a Winter Olympics guy than a Summer Olympics guy myself. However, we all need a break… Continue reading Winter Weekend w/ A Lot of Pzazz

Family Adventures · Lodging · Northeast Iowa · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Drifting on the Driftless-S&S Houseboats

Lansing, IA: Allamakee County You know you’re thinking about the summer, and why shouldn’t you!?! Iowa has been experiencing a winter cold spell that’s been a long time coming and you’re among a lot of friends who is thinking those sunny days in the 90’s, 80’s….70’s? I’d take a balmy 22 degrees right now as… Continue reading Drifting on the Driftless-S&S Houseboats

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The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 62, Montrose

Montrose, IA: Lee County It’s another game day and you need another reason to park it in front of the TV and keep it there while you cheer on or anguish over the Hawkeyes. What’s your favorite thing to munch on during football season? We all know the heavyweights, like chicken wings, quesadillas, burgers, and… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 62, Montrose

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Keokuk, Round 3-New Beer on the Old River

Keokuk, IA:┬áLee County Exploring the Mud Belt along the mighty Mississippi and soaking in all of its culture is one of our favorite pastimes. The history of this region draws us in more than anything, but over the past few years, we’ve also been drawn to what’s new on Iowa’s eastern banks. You’re probably wondering… Continue reading Keokuk, Round 3-New Beer on the Old River