Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
Touring Treasures (#303)
See some unlikely Iowa inhabitants at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines and more butterflies than you can count at Reiman Gardens in Ames. Then take an excursion boat tour on the Mississippi River to see the bird migration, and get a private tour of the Iowa State Capitol inside and out. [27 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
The Mississippi Explorer riverboat took Dan Kaercher and many others on a cruise to see the migration of tundra swans... 04:43
Soak up much of nature's beauty with Dan Kaercher as he visits one of the state's larges public gardens, including... 07:22
There are more than 40 monuments on the state capitol grounds, including soldiers on horseback, a miniature... 07:26
The zoo remains a perennial family favorite with more than 100 species to fascinate visitors of all ages. 06:35
Whether you’re a devoted fan, or just want to experience your first performance, head to south central Iowa to hear... 06:02
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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)