Most People Don’t Realize Iowa Has Its Own Downton Abbey And You’ll Want To Visit

Iowa is most well known for its beautiful rolling farmlands and charming iconic small towns. But there’s so much more to see and do, with all kinds of surprising treasures just waiting to be explored. In fact, you may not know it, but Iowa is actually home to its very own Downton Abbey, and you’re definitely going to want to visit.

Editor’s Note: As of August 2020, Brucemore Mansion is currently temporarily closed.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Brucemore is located at 2160 Linden Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA. The mansion is open for guided tours. To learn more, visit their website here.

For more of Iowa’s beautiful old homes, These 17 Unique Houses In Iowa Will Make You Look Twice … And Want To Go In.