15 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit In Iowa

Iowa is home to many unique and historic landmarks that stand to remind us of people and events that 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 are the feature of these places, and the following 15 landmarks 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 landmarks in Iowa you would add to the list?