Bill Howes, Associate Editor
The Epic Iowa Road Trip visited Lucas County on May 2nd and made a stop at Piper's on the Chariton square. State and regional tourism officials were present with the Road Trip to present certificates to both Tourism Lucas County and Piper's for their contributions to the Iowa Tourism Industry.
The Epic Iowa Road Trip is a partnership among the Central Iowa Tourism Region, Eastern Iowa Tourism Association, Western Iowa Tourism Region and Iowa Tourism Office to promote tourism destinations in the state and raise awareness of tourism's impact on Iowa's economy. The event is from May 2-10 and covers nearly 2,100 miles statewide while promoting more than 60 tourism destinations in 33 counties and 46 communities.