8 Little Known Beaches in Iowa That’ll Make Your Summer Unforgettable

Yes, Iowa’s landlocked, but that doesn’t mean we have to miss out on going to the beach! If you grew up in Iowa or surrounding states, then chances are you’re already familiar with or have visited popular tourist destinations like Okoboji and Spirit Lake.

But what if you’re looking for something new, or closer to home, or just a little more off the beaten path? Well, it turns out that Iowa offers some great lesser known beaches that will more than fulfill your desire for some sun and watery summer fun.

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/

Looking for other types of outdoor fun on the water? Then check out These 9 Amazing Spots in Iowa That Are Perfect For Fishing.