The Loess Hills in western Iowa is a place like no other. It’s an area of dramatic hills that stretches about 200 miles, from north of Sioux City, Iowa to near St. Joseph, Missouri. Many of the hills offer dramatic vistas but for an even better view, head to the Hitchcock Nature Center in Honey Creek. Here, you’ll find an observation tower that has one of the best views in the Loess Hills region.

Read on to see why you need to climb to the top of Hitchcock Nature Center’s tower.

The Hitchcock Nature Center is located in far western Iowa, a few miles from the Nebraska border. It’s about 15 miles from Omaha. Once you’ve taken in the beauty of the Loess Hills, here are some more gorgeous places in Iowa you should visit.

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