Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
Canoeing/Kayaking & Toolesboro Indian Mounds, Archie's Waeside Restaurant, Terrace Hill, Sutliff Cider (#402)
From savoring a meal at a famous northwest Iowa steakhouse to canoeing a peaceful wildlife area in southeast Iowa, host Dan Kaercher happily hits the road to seek out Iowa’s best simple pleasures. Also in this episode, get an inside look at Terrace Hill and tour a Linn County orchard and cider company. [29 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
In Linn County, an orchard and cider company made the cut as one of the 30 best hard ciders in the world. Let's have a... 05:38
Join Dan Kaercher as he takes a tour of Terrace Hill. Its home to the governor ... and its open for tours. 06:14
Dan Kaercher found a northwest Iowa steakhouse established by a Russian immigrant who fled his homeland during the... 07:47
Dan Kaercher learns that nothing puts our busy 21st century life into perspective more than floating a river,... 05:50
Full Program: Paddle with Dan Kaercher through a southeast Iowa wildlife complex; dine at a third-generation steakhouse in... 29:04
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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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Grass Tennis Court, Elk Horn, Kimballton, Indianola Opera, Antique Motorcycle Races, Motorcycle Museum (#501)
Episode Features: 1) Grass Tennis Court – Charles City 2) Elk Horn/Kimballton town profiles 3) Indianola Opera 4) Antique Motorcycle Races in Davenport and Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa Join host... [28 minutes]
Come along with host Dan Kaercher as he visits some western Iowa farms for lavender cookies and aronia berry wine, takes in the sights in one of Iowa’s oldest River communities, finds a bike to... [29 minutes]
1) Geocaching – SW Iowa 2) Little Swan Lake Winery – Superior, IA 3) Saturday in the Park – Sioux City, IA 4) Augusta Restaurant – Oxford, IA Host Dan Kaercher hits the trail to find outdoor... [26 minutes]
Episode Features: 1) Skydiving – Brooklyn, IA 2) Lake City town profile 3) Bily Clock Museum – Spillville, IA 4) Broadbent Distillery – Norwalk, IA Get a birds-eye of Iowa with some skydivers,... [24 minutes]
These episodes of Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Skydiving, Lake City, Bily Clock Museum, Broadbent Distillery (#503)
- Geocaching, Little Swan Lake Winery, Saturday in the Park, Augusta Restaurant (#502)
- Grass Tennis Court, Elk Horn, Kimballton, Indianola Opera, Antique Motorcycle Races, Motorcycle Museum (#501)
- Scott Country Special (#507)