Start the year outdoors!

Start the year outdoors!

For the past 13 years, the Iowa DNR (Department of Natural Resouces) has promoted and sponsored the first-day hikes. The goal is to encourage Iowans to step into the outdoors on the first day of the new year to enjoy the great outdoors, exercise, and explore Iowa’s natural wonders. The first-day hike also marks the…

2023 in review

2023 in review

Here’s a look back on the year 2023 from Iowa Road Trip. All of the clips in this short video were taken from road trips across the state of Iowa during the 2023 year and were taken by Brian Abeling. Music is “Where the Light is” by lemon music studio, available on Pixabay. Here is…

When and where to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train in Iowa (2023)

When and where to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train in Iowa (2023)

Nov 20th, 2023 starts the 25th year of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train.  During November and December, CPKC (Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Limited) has two different trains that crisscross the United States and Canada making stops in both small towns and metropolitan areas. The three trains will make a journey as far east as Maine, south…