Iowa January 02, 2018
9 Places In Iowa That Are Better Than Anywhere Else In The Country
We all know that the Hawkeye State is the best one in the country, and these 9 best places in Iowa just prove it. How many have you been to? Are you putting any of these unique spots on your bucket list for 2018?
1. Iowa's Ice Cave
One of the oddest geologic wonders in the country is located right here in Iowa. You'll love exploring this shallow cave that's frozen nearly year-round - it's a great way to cool off in the summer! Beyond the unique cave, you can explore miles of trails in Ice Cave Park.
Learn more about it here
and plan your visit!
2. The Oldest Ice Cream Fountain in America
Wilton Candy Kitchen has been serving up old fashioned ice cream since 1910! This makes it the oldest ice cream fountain in the country, and for dairy lovers, there's no better place on earth. Try a sundae or a root beer float and you'll be well on your way to a perfect day.
Read more about it right here
3. One of the Most Scenic Restaurants In America
Open Table named 360 Degree Steakhouse one of the top 100 most scenic restaurants in the country, and all it takes is one look at the 360 degree view to know that they are right! Enjoy views of the Omaha skyline and all of Council Bluffs from the top of Harrah's.
Check it out here
4. Ida Grove, Iowa
When you think of castles, chances are a town in rural Iowa doesn't come to mind! However, Ida Grove may be the strangest town in the midwest. The entire town is filled with medieval structures!
Read the story of this strange town here
5. Any spot where you can see the Northern Lights right here in the Hawkeye state.
Occasionally, atmospheric conditions are just right, and you can see the Northern Lights from Iowa! If you've never experienced it, you've got to put this on your bucket list.
is one of the best places you'll catch them.
7. Storm Lake, Iowa
8. Iowa's Finest "Glampground"
9. Lansing, Iowa
Sometimes, you just want to get away from it all and appreciate the small things in life.
A visit to Lansing,
Iowa, will take you there! This quiet fishing town seems frozen in time, and there's plenty of ways to get in touch with nature here.
Learn more about this sleepy fishing town here
What’s your favorite place in Iowa? Do you agree that these 9 spots are some of the best places on earth?