11 Awkward Moments Every Iowan Has Endured At Least Once

It’s happened to all of us. We get introduced as “visiting from Idaho” or find ourselves explaining that we don’t actually have livestock just because we live in the Midwest. Here are 11 awkward moments that happen to Iowans. Maybe a few of them sound familiar.

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/

It’s important to try to be patient with people that aren’t “from here” and remember…after the first snow, try to walk like a penguin to avoid a fall.