Roll The Windows Down And Take A Drive Down The Covered Bridges Scenic Byway In Iowa

Iowa’s iconic Covered Bridges were made famous thanks to the novel and movie about a romance based around meeting near the Bridges of Madison County. When the novel was made into a silver screen feature, suddenly, this small Iowa county was thrown into the spotlight! Though the rest of the country may have been discovering our history for the first time, here in the Hawkeye State, the Bridges of Madison County are among the most easily recognizable landmarks. Make time to see them all when you travel back in time along the Covered Bridges Scenic Byway.

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Head out on a journey to discover all of the bridges of Madison County on this scenic byway.
These historic bridges were all constructed more than 135 years ago, between 1870 and 1884.
You can find more information about the historic Bridges of Madison County and the Covered Bridges Scenic Byway on the Travel Iowa website, right here.

Address: Madison County, IA, USA