Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
Solsma's Punkin Patch, Bluff Lake Catfish Farm, Hobo Museum & Festival, Wilton Candy Kitchen (#406)
Iowan and experienced traveler Dan Kaercher sparks our desire to get out and see more of Iowa as he showcases some of our best simple pleasures. This episode finds fall fun at Solsma’s Punkin Patch in northwest Iowa, discovers a homey atmosphere at the Bluff Lake Catfish Farm restaurant, reveals the fascinating history of hobos at the Hobo museum in Britt and digs into some sweet treats at Wilton Candy Kitchen. [28 minutes]
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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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)