This episode will give you the back story for our new website page - "BEAN THERE-DRANK THAT" - This page will be updated whenever we visit a new place or sample a new coffee blend. We're not affiliated with any of the places or brands of coffee so we can be objective and provide our own personal assessments. JUST CLICK THE TAB ON THE MENU BAR FOR ACCESS TO THE PAGE.
In this podcast we talk about my weather delayed...then cancelled...then rescheduled...then cancelled trip to visit the Field Of Dreams Movie Site. The map doesn't allow us to pinpoint the location - it's outside of town - 28995 Lansing Road Check out their website for info and most questions answered www.fieldofdreamsmoviesite.com
Story City, Iowa - home to a rarity - a truly antique Carousel - and it's well worth the trip to see and experience it. https://storycityiowa.weebly.com/the-carousel.html The town boasts another antique treasure If you're a golfer - check this course out
We'll talk about our "Shakedown Cruise" with our new travel trailer on a visit to Dolliver State Park near Fort Dodge Iowa - below is a link to park info http://www.iowadnr.gov/Places-to-Go/State-Parks/Iowa-State-Parks/ParkDetails/parkid/610107 link below is to the state's reservation system https://iowastateparks.reserveamerica.com/unifSearchResults.do
In this episode, we talk about 2 more additions to our Bucket List. Crater Lake National Park in Oregon https://www.nps.gov/crla/index.htm And Meteor Crater - Arizona ▶ 1:20 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1MivXXrn2A http://meteorcrater.com/
We add two more items to our Bucket List - The Polebridge Mercantile in Polebridge, Montana http://polebridgemerc.com https://www.facebook.com/polebridgemerc/ And.... Philipsburg, Montana and the Granite Ghost Town State Park http://philipsburgmt.com/ http://stateparks.mt.gov/granite-ghost-town/ https://www.facebook.com/philipsburgdailygrind?fref=ts
Today we explore a historic movie theater that escaped demolition to the delight of history buffs and movie lovers. fowler theater 2 (click link to see old photos of the Fowler Theater that was used to receive designation in the National Register Of Historic Places) http://www.fowlertheater.com/ What was on the marquee as renovations took place....
On today's podcast we talk about this unique small town of 630 in Keokuk County, Iowa with 2 surprising attractions. Thrice yearly Flea Markets, and a historic Opera House. http://whatcheerfleamarket.com/ http://keokukcountyfair.com/ http://whatcheeroperahouse.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Masonic-Opera-House/105921752805651 https://www.facebook.com/whatcheerfleamarket1/
In Todays Podcast we give you a glimpse of history in a surviving must see stop in Northern California. The Samoa Cookhouse. https://www.facebook.com/Samoa-Cookhouse-77170544360/ http://www.samoacookhouse.net/
We talk about America's First National Monument, and my visit there in late May, 2017 https://www.nps.gov/deto/index.htm https://www.travelwyoming.com/national-parks-and-monuments/devils-tower https://www.smithsonianchannel.com/videos/the-spectacular-draw-of-devils-tower-national-monument/49167
In this Episode, we discuss the latest addition to my Bucket List. Taking the Mount Washington Cog Railway to the summit of Mount Washington, hopefully on a good weather day. https://www.thecog.com/ Info on Zugspitze - click link below http://zugspitze.de/en/winter/mountain/zugspitze
We discuss how ignoring advice from others took me to an unforgettable place called Badlands National Park https://youtu.be/bF3RKm-NO_I https://www.nps.gov/badl/index.htm http://www.cedarpasslodge.com/
In this Episode, we check in with Shirley Phillips, Executive Director for Western Iowa Tourism Region to get the lowdown about Sac City, Iowa's efforts to regain a big title they earned awhile back.....again. The World's Biggest Popcorn Ball title is once again owned by this town, and they're proud of it. check out some videos and pictures. https://youtu.be/XTXekSIH7yQ https://youtu.be/G0C9mVcJi1A CLICK TO VISIT THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE
If you've been to the Spam Museum a few years ago....go back there's a new Museum, and it's HUGE!!! We visit with Savile Lord, the Museum Manager, and get all the information you need to know to plan your visit.
Hamilton County dedicates their Freedom Rock in Stratford, Iowa. Sounds from the festivities and explanation of The Freedom Rock and Tour. To see pictures from the event - go here More Info at www.thefreedomrock.com