One of the most magical things about the Christmas season is the light displays. There’s just nothing else that captures the wonder of the season like thousands of cheerful twinkling lights shining from the darkness. So grab your family, pour some hot chocolate, and get into the spirit of the season. Here are 10 of the best displays of Christmas lights in Iowa that are pure magic.

Have you been to any of these displays of Christmas lights in Iowa? If you have, please let us know in the comments! If you’re ready for an adventure this holiday season, why not take a road trip around Christmas lights in Iowa? For more of Iowa’s fun winter activities, here are 12 unforgettable places in Iowa that everyone must visit this winter.

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Best Christmas Light Displays In Iowa

What are some Christmas events I can attend in Iowa?

Many small towns around the state really get into the holiday spirit. Some really deck the trees and streets with lights and displays while others host events throughout the season. You can check out our article, These 7 Small Towns In Iowa Honor Christmas In The Most Magical Way, to read about some of these towns. 

Do you have an itinerary for an Iowa Christmas lights road trip?

As a matter of fact, we do! Our Christmas Lights Road Trip Through Iowa will take you to some of the most festive destinations throughout the state. It includes several of the locations mentioned above, plus a few more. And a wonderful interactive map is included for your convenience.

What else is there to do in the winter in Iowa?

You may not think that hiking in Iowa is something people can do in winter, but it’s actually a wonderful time of year to hike. You can read about some of the wonderful hikes you can do during the season in our feature article

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