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]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Full Program: Float down the Nishnabotna; dine in a bank; shop in historic LeClaire; enjoy a pint of beer at an Iowa brew... 27:56
How about a relaxing float down river in a livestock tank? Go with Dan Kaercher as he learns to "steer" the tank on... 06:24
Whether you’re a devoted fan, or just want to experience your first performance, head to south central Iowa to hear... 06:02
The golden age of motorcycle road racing spans 50-some years –starting back in the 1930s. Vintage cycles still race... 06:35
Join Dan as he lobs a few balls on one of the few grass tennis courts in the U.S. This one is just outside Charles City. 06:16
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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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These episodes of Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Episode #506
- Harvester Golf Course, Redwood Steakhouse, South East Iowa Art Tour, Mason City (#505)
- Scenic City Empress Riverboat, Clay County Fair, Drake Restaurant, Jester Park (#504)
- Skydiving, Lake City, Bily Clock Museum, Broadbent Distillery (#503)
- Geocaching, Little Swan Lake Winery, Saturday in the Park, Augusta Restaurant (#502)