Everyone In Iowa Should Visit These 15 Homes For Their Incredible History

Iowa is home to many historic homes that once housed individuals who significantly influenced the course of history — for both our state and nation. People such as John Wayne, Herbert Hoover, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Buffalo Bill all called these places home, and the following 15 houses are worth the day trip to tour and temporarily travel back in time.

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/

Sometimes, you can find history right down your street! What are some more historic houses in Iowa you would add to the list?