Jay Goodvin is well known across the state of Iowa and the midwest. He is passionate about all things related to Iowa and loves promotion RAGBRAI!

Jay Goodvin

This guy has been around, man! While JayJay’s family lived in Grundy Center, IA, he was born in Marshalltown back in 1978. Later, Jay and his family moved to Marion, IA, and then to Iowa City. In 1999, Jay took off on an 11 year culinary crusade that led him to Arizona, Montana, Cape Cod, The Florida Keys, The Black Hills, Austin, Central Illinois and back to Iowa City in 2010. His love of travel, food, and family drives The Iowa Gallivant which began in July of 2014. Since the first post, The Iowa Gallivant has seen amazing growth every year We write about Iowa. What’s your superpower?