7 Small Towns In Iowa That Are Full Of Charm And Perfect For A Weekend Escape
How long has it been since your last getaway? Too long, we’re guessing, and that’s why we’re here with some inspiration for your next Iowa vacation. Here are seven small towns scattered around the state that are beautiful, historic options with fun accommodations and delicious dining scenes. Which one will be your next Iowa destination?
Nestled along the Mississippi River in Iowa's Driftless Region, Marquette is a perfect small town for a weekend escape in any season. With a museum, river access, restaurants, a winery, inns, and more, there's plenty to do and see. Learn more
2. Stone City
Stone City is just what it sounds like. The site of a prolific limestone quarry in days gone by, this is a small town built predominately of that native limestone. Home to famous artist Grant Wood and featuring dozens of historic buildings, this getaway is perfect for some much needed rest and relaxation, while still learning something new about our state. Learn more
In Winterset, check out the John Wayne Museum or the quilt museum or a few gorgeous covered bridges or Winterset City Park or Pammel State Park or ... the list could go on and on! Learn more
A visit to Boone wouldn't be complete without a ride on the Boone & Scenic Valley Railway! But the fun doesn't stop there. Try Boone's bakeries, restaurants, breweries, antique shops, hiking trails, Ledges State Park, and more for a weekend of fun. Learn more
Named "most beautiful town in Iowa" by Expedia, Decorah is full of interest and charm. From Eagle nests to natural springs to delicious dining options, Decorah is a wonderful spot to stay awhile. Learn more
Another Mississippi River town, Bellevue is home to Bellevue State Park, complete with a butterfly garden, as well as a restored mill and other historic architecture. It's a beautiful area for a relaxing weekend away! Learn more
Stroll Pella's cute streets, enjoy a historic Dutch village, try some authentic Dutch eats, marvel at the beautiful town gardens, have fun at Lake Red Rock, and much more. Learn more
Have you visited any of these towns? Which one is your favorite?
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