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.

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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.