Not Enough People Have Visited This Magical Medieval Town In Iowa

Iowa is full of fascinating towns. We’ve got a town full of lighthouses, a town where you can practically visit Holland, and so many charming small towns that it’s nearly impossible to visit them all. One town that has to make your list is the little town of Ida Grove. Though it’s home to just about 2,000 people, the town’s hiding one of the wonders of the Midwest: the Castles of Ida Grove.

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Have you visited the Castles of Ida Grove yet? What’s stopping you? Plan a day trip out there this spring! Keep in mind, most of the castles are on private property and they don’t offer tours. However, seeing them from the outside is the main attraction!