Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
Skydiving, Lake City, Bily Clock Museum, Broadbent Distillery (#503)
Get a birds-eye of Iowa with some skydivers, visit the artisan community of Lake City where many aging buildings have been renovated into captivating visitor stops, take your time viewing a northeast Iowa collection of masterfully made clocks, and stop by a Micro Distillery making corn whiskey in its homemade Still just south of Des Moines. [24 minutes]
Iowa’s spirits industry is going through a renaissance similar to what our state’s wine and beer industries have gone... 03:23
Spillville is a small town with a rich Czech heritage. That also holds a special place in classical music history.... 06:03
Lake City calls itself the town with everything but a lake. It was drained decades ago for farmland. But it's not... 06:49
Is parachuting from an airplane at 13000 feet on your bucket list? If it is, head to Brooklyn and SkyDive Iowa. 06:23
Full Program: Get a birds-eye of Iowa with some skydivers, visit the artisan community of Lake City where many aging buildings... 28:00
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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)