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Video: Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher

Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher

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

    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... 27:34

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

    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...

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

    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... 28:00

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

    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... 28:45

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

    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,... 28:45

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#502) (#502)

    Full Program: Host Dan Kaercher hits the trail to find outdoor treasure using GPS in southwest Iowa, sips some Iowa wine and spends the night in a repurposed grain elevator in northwest Iowa, feels the music at a... 27:47

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#501) (#501)

    Full Program: Join host Dan Kaercher as he stops in Charles City to visit one of the few grass tennis courts in the U.S., learns about the Danish history of Elk Horn and Kimballton, enjoys a performance by a... 28:28

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#406) (#406)

    Full Program: Get lost in an amazing autumn maze; explore the all-you-can-eat menu at a scenic spot in Jackson county; learn the history and hardships of life as a hobo; and save room for a Green River or Banana... 28:15

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

    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"... 28:43

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#403) (#403)

    Full Program: Dig for Iowa's state rock and mine for a little civil war history in southeast Iowa; take a bite of an award-winning burger in Dexter; test your nerves at an authentic haunted house; and relax at a...

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#401) (#401)

    Full Program: Rent a bike or go river boating in downtown Des Moines; check out the Midwest's fastest sport on ice in the northwest part of the state; and in northeast Iowa, dine under artwork reminiscent of the... 20:48

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#402) (#402)

    Full Program: Paddle with Dan Kaercher through a southeast Iowa wildlife complex; dine at a third-generation steakhouse in northwest Iowa; step into a historic landmark all Iowans should be proud of; and sample... 29:04

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#405) (#405)

    Full Program: Dan Kaercher learns how to draw a bow, aim and let the arrows fly in west central Iowa; gets a hold on all things wrestling in Waterloo; walks on Iowa's ancient seabed uncovered by floods; and... 27:00

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#206) (#206)

    Full Program: Enjoy live music, good food and a view of the Missouri river on the terrace of a Sioux City restaurant; dance the night away at one of Iowa's classic ballrooms; board a boat on the Mississippi... 25:09

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#205) (#205)

    Full Program: Roller-skate at a historic open-air rink in Jefferson; go antiquing in Walnut; dine Italian style in the Mississippi town of Clinton; check-out a museum of teddy bears designed by an Iowa... 26:21

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#204) (#204)

    Full Program: Professional cowboys entertain crowds of all ages at southwest Iowa's Sidney Championship Rodeo; experience what was once a great whiskey secret in Templeton; learn to make a hole-in-one in the... 25:30

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#202) (#202)

    Full Program: Paddle an urban oasis in Blackhawk county; see wine grow on the vine and have a taste at a vineyard in southwest Iowa; explore the state capitol grounds and learn about Iowa history through... 28:56

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#203) (#203)

    Full Program: Taste an award-winning pork tenderloin sandwich at a Prairie City ice cream shop; bike a trail adorned with art and traverse more challenging off-road trails; flutter with the butterflies at one of... 27:46

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#201) (#201)

    Full Program: Float down the Nishnabotna; dine in a bank; shop in historic LeClaire; enjoy a pint of beer at an Iowa brew pub. Hosted by Dan Kaercher, Iowa's Simple Pleasures features Iowa travel destinations,... 27:56

  • Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#101) (#101)

    Full Program: Take a relaxing cruise on Clear Lake; try the hands-on agricultural activities in Independence; get close to nature at the Whiterock Conservancy near Coon Rapids; and fancy some fantastic pastries... 25:24

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