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Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher

Rubber Duck Outfitters, Ladora Bank Bistro, LeClaire River Town Experience, Worth Brewery (#201)

Rubber Duck Outfitters: Pottawattamie County, Hancock
How about a relaxing float down river in a livestock tank? Go with Dan Kaercher as he learns to "steer" the tank on the picturesque Nishnabotna river in southwest Iowa.

Ladora Bank Bistro: Iowa County, Ladora
Dan Kaercher enjoys a side dish of local history with the food and wine served at a 1920s era bank, now restored as a bistro in Ladora.

LeClaire River Town Experience: Scott County, LeClaire
The birthplace of Buffalo Bill and an eclectic mix of shops and eateries are just a few of the things Dan Kaercher discovered as he wandered through historic LeClaire in eastern Iowa.

Worth Brewery: Worth County, Northwood
Join Dan Kaercher for a pint of beer at Iowa's smallest brew pub in the north central part of the state. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

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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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