Iowa Was Just Named Number One Thanks To All These Things

The rest of the country has just learned what us Iowans have always known – that the Hawkeye State is the best state in the country. When it comes to infrastructure, connectivity, healthcare, opportunity, education and quality of life, there’s no better place to be!

Whether you were born and raised here, or Iowa is your adopted home, we really do love living here. If you’re proud of your Iowa roots, show off with our State Roots Collection of apparel and unique gifts.

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:

While we don’t really need proof to believe what they’re saying about us… the data is all there to back up the claim that Iowa is the best state! You can find the full report here: U.S. News & World Report’s Best States rankings.