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10 Hidden Gems You’ll Find Along Iowa’s Great River Road

Iowa’s Great River Road is a unique trip that offers breathtaking views of our beautiful state’s most interesting terrain. For people who may think Iowa is a flat state, traveling our Great River Road will change their point of view. Located in the northeastern corner of Iowa, the high rocky bluffs and limestone gorges combine with rolling hills to create a perfect place to see hawks, bald eagles, and other native wildlife.

If you decide to travel the Great River Road, there are a few places you may want to stop along the way. Here are our suggestions:

Are you ready for a beautiful Iowa road trip?

Rachel Morey Flynn
Rachel lives in eastern Iowa. She was born in Wisconsin, but only lived there for a few weeks before her parents realized how much better Iowa was and moved. She believes in serial commas, kindness, and good food.