Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
Active Endeavors (#301)
Join Dan Kaercher as he takes on many of Iowa's bike trails, plays a round of disc golf in north central Iowa, paddles a chain of lakes near Cedar Rapids and tubes down a central Iowa river. Dan also took in a bit of history in addition to the exercise he received when he visited both an old fashioned roller rink and an historic ballroom. [28 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Open since 1931, the Lake Robbins Ballroom in Woodward has had its share of famous artists, including the Dorsey... 05:16
Strap on a pair of skates and limbo on the historic open-air roller rink in Greene County as Dan Kaercher learns... 05:34
Dan Kaercher finds a diverse bicycle-friendly community, go to Decorah for paved and off-road trails for bicyclists... 05:45
Paddle with Dan Kaercher as he and his canoe partner follow a string of lakes, portage trails and part of the Cedar... 07:24
Dan takes a leisurely float down the Iowa River with Rock-n-Row Adventures. 04:16
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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)