Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher
Keokuk, Rusty Duck Restaurant, Villisca Axe Murder House, Hotel Blackhawk (#403)
Tag along as host Dan Kaercher digs for Iowa’s state rock in southeast Iowa, bites into one of Iowa’s best burgers at the Rusty Duck in Dexter, explores the Villisca Ax Murder House and finds a fabulous getaway in Davenport at the Hotel Blackhawk. [27 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
In the fall of 2011, the New York Times named this hotel one of its 150 "weekend destinations". It's the restored... 04:50
If you like eerie experiences, you don't have to wait for October and Halloween. Just join Dan Kaercher for a visit a... 05:17
There area lots of places to get a good burger. But for a great burger, Dan Kaercher found an eatery that's earned a... 06:01
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...
If you're a rock hound or a civil war buff Southeast Iowa is the place for adventure. Plus Dan Kaercher found... 07:17
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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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Episode Features: 1) Scenic City Empress Riverboat – Iowa Falls 2) Clay County Fair 3) Drake Restaurant - Burlington 4) Jester Park - Granger Host Dan Kaercher explores Iowa activities and soaks... [27 minutes]
Episode Features: 1) Harvester Golf Course – Rhodes, IA 2) Redwood Steakhouse – Anita, IA 3) SE Iowa Art Tour – SE Iowa 4) Mason City town profile Host Dan Kaercher discovers how Iowa’s... [29 minutes]
Grass Tennis Court, Elk Horn, Kimballton, Indianola Opera, Antique Motorcycle Races, Motorcycle Museum (#501)
Episode Features: 1) Grass Tennis Court – Charles City 2) Elk Horn/Kimballton town profiles 3) Indianola Opera 4) Antique Motorcycle Races in Davenport and Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa Join host... [28 minutes]
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... [29 minutes]
1) Geocaching – SW Iowa 2) Little Swan Lake Winery – Superior, IA 3) Saturday in the Park – Sioux City, IA 4) Augusta Restaurant – Oxford, IA Host Dan Kaercher hits the trail to find outdoor... [26 minutes]
Episode Features: 1) Skydiving – Brooklyn, IA 2) Lake City town profile 3) Bily Clock Museum – Spillville, IA 4) Broadbent Distillery – Norwalk, IA Get a birds-eye of Iowa with some skydivers,... [24 minutes]
These episodes of Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Skydiving, Lake City, Bily Clock Museum, Broadbent Distillery (#503)
- Geocaching, Little Swan Lake Winery, Saturday in the Park, Augusta Restaurant (#502)
- Grass Tennis Court, Elk Horn, Kimballton, Indianola Opera, Antique Motorcycle Races, Motorcycle Museum (#501)
- Scott Country Special (#507)