Iowa is a beautiful state, no matter where you go. Each town has its own unique kind of beauty tucked away somewhere or another, but there are some places that are just radiant – and here are 13 of them.
Dubuque truly lives up to its name, "Masterpiece on the Mississippi." Dubuque is an absolutely stunning river town full of beauty, both natural and manmade.
Nestled among the bluffs of the Mississippi, what the tiny town of Marquette lacks in population, it makes up for in beauty.
3. Arnold's Park
A true gem in northwest Iowa, Arnold's Park is an anchor of the Iowa Great Lakes region, and a most gorgeous town.
Situated right along the Turkey River, Elkader has all the charm of a small river town, and the natural beauty, too.
5. Saint Donatus
Saint Donatus is a one-of-a-kind beauty, and a little slice of Luxembourg in Iowa.
6. Sioux City
Located along the Missouri River, Sioux City is a scenic beauty in western Iowa, and a great place to live.
McGregor is a gorgeous little river town in northeast Iowa, right next to the beautiful Pikes Peak State Park.
8. Spirit Lake
Another gorgeous lake town in northwest Iowa, Spirit Lake offers bright blue water and beautiful, sandy beaches.
9. Iowa Falls
Iowa Falls has definitely earned its name, "The Scenic City." Situated along the bluffs of the Iowa River, Iowa Falls is a gem in central Iowa that offers some of the most beautiful scenery around.
Guttenberg is a charming little river town with strong German roots that offers some of the most beautiful views in the state.
Located right on Five Island Lake, Emmetsburg is a cute little town in the northwest corner of Iowa that offers some amazing scenery.
Bentonsport is a small village on the Des Moines River, situated in a little valley surrounded by tree-covered hills, making it an absolutely gorgeous location.
Located in central Iowa, Boone is home to the Scenic Valley Railroad, and it's easy to see where they got the name - it's a gorgeous area!
Each one of these beautiful scenes is just one of many for these towns and cities – this is just the tip of the iceberg. What are some more towns and cities with beautiful views in Iowa? Share some suggestions with us!