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Iowa's Simple Pleasures  (#102) (#102)

Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#102) (#102)

posted on May 2, 2014 at 1:27 PM

Full Program: Travel to Cedar Rapids to take in a Kernel's game; climb to the top of a giant treehouse in Marshalltown; visit a flower farm in Madison County; and take a relaxing canoe ride down the North Raccoon River near Sac City. Hosted by Dan... 27:34 Read More »
Vintage Motorcycle Racing, Davenport, Iowa (#501)

Vintage Motorcycle Racing, Davenport, Iowa (#501)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:47 AM

The golden age of motorcycle road racing spans 50-some years –starting back in the 1930s. Vintage cycles still race at the Antique Flat Track Motorcycle races in Davenport. 06:35 Read More »
Des Moines Metro Opera, Indianola, Iowa (#501)

Des Moines Metro Opera, Indianola, Iowa (#501)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:47 AM

Whether you’re a devoted fan, or just want to experience your first performance, head to south central Iowa to hear the sounds of opera music. For a few magical weeks each summer, Des Moines' Metro Opera comes to life right here at the Blank... 06:02 Read More »
Grass Tennis Court, Charles City, Iowa (#501)

Grass Tennis Court, Charles City, Iowa (#501)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:45 AM

Join Dan as he lobs a few balls on one of the few grass tennis courts in the U.S. This one is just outside Charles City. 06:16 Read More »
Augusta Restaurant, Oxford, Iowa (#502)

Augusta Restaurant, Oxford, Iowa (#502)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:43 AM

You don’t have to travel very far to get both a taste of New Orleans AND an award-winning Iowa staple: a pork tenderloin sandwich. 06:14 Read More »
Saturday in the Park, Sioux City, Iowa (#502)

Saturday in the Park, Sioux City, Iowa (#502)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:41 AM

Since 1991, this annual outdoor music festival in northwest Iowa has grown to attract 50,000-some visitors and many big name musicians. 06:52 Read More »
Little Swan Lake Winery, Dickenson County, Iowa (#502)

Little Swan Lake Winery, Dickenson County, Iowa (#502)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:40 AM

Buffalo, wine and a bed and breakfast in a grain elevator may sound like an improbable combination. But you'll find they all fit together beautifully here at the Little Swan Lake Winery in Dickenson County. 06:20 Read More »
Broadbent Distillery, Norwalk, Iowa (#503)

Broadbent Distillery, Norwalk, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Iowa’s spirits industry is going through a renaissance similar to what our state’s wine and beer industries have gone through, and Broadbent, Iowa’s smallest micro distillery just outside of Norwalk, fits the bill. Starting out as a vineyard, it... 03:23 Read More »
Bily Brothers Clock Museum and Antonin Dvorak Exhibit, Spillville, Iowa (#503)

Bily Brothers Clock Museum and Antonin Dvorak Exhibit, Spillville, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:37 AM

Spillville is a small town with a rich Czech heritage. That also holds a special place in classical music history. With its bed and breakfasts, beautiful churches, and fascinating museums, Spillville and the surrounding area offer one-of-a-kind... 06:03 Read More »
Lake City Tourism, Lake City, Iowa (#503)

Lake City Tourism, Lake City, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:36 AM

Lake City calls itself the town with everything but a lake. It was drained decades ago for farmland. But it's not without its attractions for visitors. Join Dan as he takes in the sites of Lake City, Iowa. 06:49 Read More »
Skydiving, Brooklyn, Iowa (#503)

Skydiving, Brooklyn, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:35 AM

Is parachuting from an airplane at 13000 feet on your bucket list? If it is, head to Brooklyn and SkyDive Iowa. 06:23 Read More »
Clay County Fair, Iowa (#504)

Clay County Fair, Iowa (#504)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Every year there are more than one hundred county fairs held in Iowa. In fact, some counties even host more than one. One of the largest is northwest Iowa's Clay County. 05:44 Read More »
Scenic City Empress Riverboat, Iowa Falls, Iowa (#504)

Scenic City Empress Riverboat, Iowa Falls, Iowa (#504)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:32 AM

There’s nothing more relaxing than a float on the water, a little food, a guided tour, and the scenic limestone bluffs that makes this double-decker boat ride a real treasure. 06:36 Read More »
Jester Park, Polk County Conservation, Iowa (#504)

Jester Park, Polk County Conservation, Iowa (#504)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:30 AM

Polk County Conservation oversees more than 11-thousand acres of prairies, wetlands, woodlands, trails and parks to explore. 06:25 Read More »
Redwood Steakhouse, Anita, Iowa (#505)

Redwood Steakhouse, Anita, Iowa (#505)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:25 AM

Steak Houses sprinkled throughout state play just as important of a role in Iowa’s heritage as the cattle industry. And in Anita, Iowa, one small steak house embodies that rich tradition. The Redwood is one of Iowa’s grand old steakhouses,... 04:26 Read More »
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