Are you planning a summer staycation? Let Dan Kaercher, retired Editor-in-Chief of Midwest Living Magazine and former Iowa Public Television host, introduce you to close-to-home attractions and getaways with a historic twist. You’ll be amazed to learn what surprises await right in your own backyard. Dan Kaercher is the retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living Magazine and host of “Iowa’s Simple Pleasures” and other travel-related programs aired on Iowa Public Television and other public television stations nationally. This program made possible by Humanities Iowa.