The Ultimate Iowa Waterfalls Road Trip Is Right Here And You’ll Want To Do It

This trip is just over 400 miles. You’ll see some of the best scenery Iowa has to offer during this 8.5-hour drive.

Here is the Google Map. If you want to change the route, just click on it and mess around with the order until it pleases you.

You may want to take the weekend to really enjoy this trip. Take a look at the nearby towns and find a cool B & B or even an Airbnb and make it a long luxurious weekend of sightseeing.

Take advantage of this fun road trip idea before the weather changes. Winter is coming!

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There are a few other waterfalls in Iowa worth mentioning, as well. Beads Lake in Hampton has a waterfall that is the result of a dam. Iowa Falls has man-made waterfalls that are easy to kayak close to. Also, check out Marble Rock and the man-made waterfall in Mitchell. East of Mason City is the Shell Rock River Falls at Nora Springs.