If you get some time off of work, but don't have the ability and/or the desire to travel a long distance, it's good to know that one of the best 'staycations' in America is right here in our part of Iowa.
If you enjoy camping, there's an option you should put on your list for a potential weekend thing to do in Iowa. It's a state park that has yurt cabins and you really can stay in them overnight and wake up to a dreamy Iowa lake in the morning.
I fully expect and probably really deserve to get flamed over this, but I need to express an unpopular opinion. I have a deep conviction that Iowa loose meat sandwiches are overrated. There, I said it.
The acclaimed actor attended the University of Iowa in the 1950s and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in 1955, according to university officials. When he was attending school he went by his real/birth name, Jerome Silberman.