8 Totally True Stereotypes Iowans Should Just Accept As Fact

There are plenty of Iowa stereotypes out there that can really get under your skin. Those who go around saying Iowa is flat have clearly never driven the Loess Hills or climbed at Pikes Peak State Park. Out-of-staters who think we’re all hicks haven’t seen the magic of the best Des Moines neighborhoods. And don’t even get me started on the people that think we all drive tractors to work…

That being said, there are a few stereotypes out there that exist for a reason. Here are a few things those outsiders say about us that just might be true.

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/

What do you think? Are you a deep-frying, corn-loving, blue-blooded Iowan? Let’s chat about these stereotypes and more in the comments below!