9 Of The Best Road Trip Worthy Adventures You Can Experience In Iowa

Who’s up for an adventure? We are – always – and here are nine of our favorite Iowa adventures, the best you can take in the state. Each of them, in our opinion, is well worth the journey from anywhere in the Hawkeye State.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.


Have you experienced any (or all) of these uniquely Iowa adventures? Which one was your favorite? What would you add to this list?

Address: Nathan's Miles Glow Trail, 701 East A Street, Vinton, IA 52349, USA
Address: Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl and Grill, 1000 Bass Pro Dr NW, Altoona, IA 50009, USA
Address: Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption, 208 1st Ave NW, West Bend, IA 50597, USA
Address: Desoto National Wildlife Refuge, 1434 316th Ln, Missouri Valley, IA 51555, USA
Address: Waterloo / Lost Island Waterpark KOA Resort, 4550 Hess Rd, Waterloo, IA 50701, USA
Address: Spook Cave Road, Spook Cave Rd, Iowa 52157, USA
Address: Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad | James H. Andrew Railroad Museum, 225 10th St, Boone, IA 50036, USA
Address: Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames, IA 50011, USA