This Hidden Spot In Iowa Is Unbelievably Beautiful And You’ll Want To Find It

It’s not hard to see if you know where to look. Mahanay Memorial Carillon Tower at 100 E Lincoln Way in Jefferson has an observation deck that’s 120 feet in the air. This 14-story tower offers the most amazing views of the surrounding Iowa countryside.

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The Mahanay Bell Tower’s normal seasonal hours are between 10 am and 4 pm on weekends only in May, September, and October. The tower is open daily between Memorial Day and Labor Day from 10 am until 4 pm or by appointment. Simply call 515-386-2155.