This Road Trip To Iowa’s Most Majestic Castles Is Like Something From A Fairytale

You might not realize this, but Iowa is the home to several castles. Hop in the car and take this road trip across the state to explore them! This is the perfect itinerary for those looking for family-friendly road trips in Iowa.

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You’ll surely have quite the adventure along this Castle Road Trip, one of the most family-friendly road trips in Iowa. Have you ever visited any of these castles in Iowa? Tell us about it in the comments!

If you’re interested in exploring more of Iowa, take a look at these 9 Road Trips You Must Take Before You Die.

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Family-Friendly Road Trips In Iowa

September 08, 2021

What are some of the most unique road trips in Iowa I can take?

Iowa has numerous places that are perfect for a unique road trip. You can spend the day in the Dutch town of Pellam, tour John Wayne’s birthplace, or maybe explore the Maquoketa Caves. You can find more one-of-a-kind road trips in this article

What are some of the best day trips in Iowa?

Day trips are a great way to explore a part of the state especially when you have a limited amount of time. If you enjoy scenic drives, take a two-hour trip through the state’s Driftless Area where you can stop and see a waterfall, a cave, and plenty of natural beauty. You can also explore one of Iowa’s many small, charming towns like Waverly located in the northeast corner of the state.

Are there any castle-themed restaurants in Iowa?

Yes! The Castle Pub in Sioux City is a massive castle restaurant that serves some incredible pub food. It’s a fun place to have drinks and play pool and darts as well.