13 Reasons Why People In Iowa Should Be Proud Of Their State

The next time someone makes fun of Iowa, just show them this list. We are some of the smartest people in the country, we have some of the lowest crime rates, and we supply the country with power, food, and fuel, but you don’t see us bragging about it. Why? Because we’re from Iowa, and we have better manners than that. So, here are 13 reasons to be proud of our totally great, completely underrated state.

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/

If you show this list to the next person who makes fun of Iowa, we guarantee that they won’t be laughing long. What are some more reasons to be proud of Iowa? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!