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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#506) (#506)

Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#506) (#506)

posted on July 5, 2013 at 9:42 AM

Full Program: 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 fit the needs of most anyone, no matter what their... Read More »
Drake Restaurant, Burlington, Iowa (#504)

Drake Restaurant, Burlington, Iowa (#504)

posted on July 3, 2013 at 11:46 AM

From Elk burgers to Lobster Risotto, this restaurant on the Mississippi river in southeast Iowa, has something for everybody’s taste buds. 05:54 Read More »
Geocaching, Bedford, Iowa (#502)

Geocaching, Bedford, Iowa (#502)

posted on July 2, 2013 at 3:56 PM

Back in 2000 some of the first consumer Global Positioning System or GPS devices became available, and along with those devices a fun, new outdoor activity was born: Geocaching. 06:17 Read More »
Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#503) (#503)

Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#503) (#503)

posted on June 12, 2013 at 2:19 PM

Full Program: 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,... 28:00 Read More »
Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#505) (#505)

Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#505) (#505)

posted on June 10, 2013 at 11:12 AM

Full Program: Host Dan Kaercher discovers how Iowa’s landscape and rich history compliment a championship golf course in Rhodes, samples the dishes at one of Iowa’s grand old steakhouses in Anita, drives the country roads of southeast Iowa to visit several... 28:45 Read More »
Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#504) (#504)

Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#504) (#504)

posted on June 10, 2013 at 11:05 AM

Full Program: Host Dan Kaercher explores Iowa activities and soaks up the limestone bluff views on a river cruise in Iowa Falls, enjoys the tasty food at Mississippi River restaurant The Drake in Burlington, takes in the sights at Iowa’s largest county fair... 28:45 Read More »
Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#404) (#404)

Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#404) (#404)

posted on June 21, 2012 at 11:02 AM

Full Program: Tour the Quad Cities on 2-wheels; follow the same trail as many pioneers who crossed the prairie in the mid 1800s; seek out an angler's paradise in northeast Iowa; and get ready for "BIG" portions and big flavor at a Story County eatery. 28:43 Read More »
Iowa Mormon Trails (Prairie Trails Museum), Corydon, Iowa (#404)

Iowa Mormon Trails (Prairie Trails Museum), Corydon, Iowa (#404)

posted on June 21, 2012 at 10:58 AM

Some of the first travelers to Iowa arrived by oxen or horse-drawn wagons. Some stayed ... others were just passing through. Dan Kaercher sees part of the trail the Mormons took through southern Iowa. 04:45 Read More »
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