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:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Are you ready for a beautiful Iowa road trip?