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Outdoor Activities

Upper Pigeon River Rafting Trip from Hartford

Starting at$47

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Outdoor Activities

White Water Rafting Experience on the Upper Pigeon River

Starting at$43

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Outdoor Activities

Upper Pigeon River Whitewater Rafting Trip

Starting at$51

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Outdoor Activities

Lower Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Starting at$37

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Scenic Floats on the Pigeon River with Big Creek Expeditions

Starting at$36

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Food & Drink

QC Brewery Excursion

Starting at$71

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Iowa Caucuses: A campaigner’s guide to Des Moines

6 min readPublished Jan 20, 2020

If you’re headed to Iowa to support your candidate, Des Moines is the state capital and epicenter of caucus politics. Here’s what to do while you’re there.

The good people of Iowa take their position as the first primary in the nation very seriously. Campaigners can find plenty to do when they're in the state © KC McGinnis for The Washington Post via Getty Images
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3 min readPublished Aug 29, 2018

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