When I have a day away, it means the girls get a day with Dad. Read about their adventures from guest columnists here.
Although it wasn’t in Iowa, we found adventures near the Missouri River in Omaha, Ne this summer! Read more here.
We enjoyed the Mississippi River and the Dubuque area this summer! Read more here.
Flying kites can be done in any Iowa small town. Read about our adventure here.
Omaha, Nebraska isn’t a small, Iowa town, but is sure is full of fun places to explore. Read more about our adventure with art at the Joslyn Art Museum here.
An afternoon at the Sanford Museum and Planetarium in Cherokee, Iowa left us seeing stars. Read more here.
The Sioux City Public Museum and Palmer’s Candy Company were two great stops when exploring Siouxland History. Read more here.
A surprise trip to the Boone & Scenic Valley Railway was a great way to celebrate the Christmas season as a family. Read more about our adventure here.
Our family had a blast on our first ever sledding adventure. Read more about it here.
The girls had fun shopping at Santa’s Secret Workshop in Downtown Storm Lake where Christmas Spirit is abundant! Read more here.
We found many fun fall adventures in our area. Read more about them here.
You need to head to Storm Lake to watch one of BVU’s many athletic events! Read more about our day at BVU’s 2015 Homecoming game here.
There are so many great pumpkin patches to check out in Northwest Iowa. Find a list of 10 must-see pumpkin patches here.
Buena Vista University is full of fun things to explore and discover. The Estelle Sieben’s Science Center is one of our favorite places on campus. Read more about our adventures here.
Sac City, Iowa is the home to the World’s Largest Popcorn Ball plus many other interesting attractions. Read more about our impromptu trip here.
The Albert City Threshermen and Collectors Show allowed us to travel back in time and see farming done without modern-day technology. Read more about it here.
The Wood, Wine, and Blues Festival on August 14-16, 2015 is full of family-friendly events. Check out the details here.
The Iowa Great Lakes provided hours of family-friendly fun! We didn’t even scratch the surface on the adventures that can be found and will have to go back again! Read more about it here.
Elma, Iowa proved to be a “Great Place to Visit” when we found ourselves there on a trip across Iowa. Read more about our impromptu visit here:
Bully Bullhead Weekend in Ruthven, Iowa proved to be full of Small Town Iowa fun! Read more about it here.
RAGBRAI will be rolling across the state July 18-25, 2015. Read more about Storm Lake, Iowa’s preparations here.
I attended the Buena Vista County Relay for Life in late June and helped spread HOPE for all those affected by cancer. Read more about the event here.
Meeting the Storm Lake Police Department at the Cool Down with the Cops Event was a great way to meet our local heros. Read more here.
Getting ready for Storm Lake, Iowa’s Star Spangled Spectacular 4th of July celebration by making festive shirts. Read more about the celebration here.
The Fishing Derby hosted by Gone Fish’n in Storm Lake, Iowa was a huge success! Click here to read more about our fishing adventure.
Our family attended the 2015 Cherokee PRCA Rodeo in Cherokee, Iowa at the end of May. Check out the fun we had here.
My girls and I had some Small Town Iowa Fun at Fiesta Latina in Storm Lake, Iowa. Read more about it here.