Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
Decorah Trails, Goldie's Ice Cream Shop, Reiman Gardens, Hole 'N the Wall Lodge (#203)
Decorah Trails: Winneshiek county, Decorah
Dan Kaercher finds a diverse bicycle-friendly community, go to Decorah for paved and off-road trails for bicyclists of all skill levels.
Goldie's Ice Cream Shoppe: Jasper County, Prairie City
Dan Kaercher learns there's more than ice cream to taste at this small town diner with BIG food. Goldie's Ice Cream Shoppe has an award- winning pork tenderloin sandwich.
Reiman Gardens: Story county, Ames
Soak up much of nature's beauty with Dan Kaercher as he visits one of the state's larges public gardens, including a stop in the butterfly wing at Reiman Gardens in Ames.
Hole 'N the Wall Lodge: Plymouth County, Akron
If you're planning a group event, such as a family reunion, hunting party, or even a scrapbooking party, why not rent a large private lodge? Get a tour, along with Dan Kaercher, of the Hole 'N the Wall Lodge in Akron.
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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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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