The Tiny Town Of Ida Grove, Iowa, Is Strangely Full Of Medieval Castles

Midwest Industries founder Byron Godbersen started building his own castle in Ida Grove, Iowa in the 1970s, he likely had no idea just how far he would go to transform the town. If you’re looking for a unique day trip for yourself, friends, or family, plan a drive to see the castles of Ida Grove.

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Learn more about the unique town of Ida Grove and all the castles that you’ll see on the town’s website, here.

Iowans must have a thing for unique architecture! Not only do we have a town full of castles, but You Can Also Visit This Dreamy Iowa Town That’s Packed With Lighthouses.

Address: Ida Grove, IA 51445, USA