Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
Wabash Trace Nature Trail, Blank Park Zoo, Fireside Winery, Hawkeye Buffalo Ranch (#104)
Experience the beautiful bike trails of Southwest Iowa; be a kid again at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines; learn about Iowa’s growing wine industry; and search for a buffalo herd near Fredericksburg in Northeast Iowa. Hosted by Dan Kaercher. [27 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Iowa's wine industry is booming. Dan stopped at a few notable vineyards to take a look, and a taste, for... 05:15
Full Program: Experience the beautiful bike trails of Southwest Iowa; be a kid again at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines; learn... 27:15
Full Program: Get lost in an amazing autumn maze; explore the all-you-can-eat menu at a scenic spot in Jackson county; learn the... 28:15
In northwest Iowa, Dan Kaercher finds an amazing place -- a corn maze and all things pumpkin. 05:40
Dan Kaercher finds a family-run restaurant in Jackson County that offers a homey atmosphere in the country and... 06:57
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Series Description: Dan Kaercher, founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine, travels Iowa in search of hidden treasures and out-of-the-way places for Iowans to visit and explore right here at home.
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