Iowa is full of charming small towns, but one is so small you might have never heard of it. The tiny village of Bentonsport, located right next to Keosauqua, is a pint-sized trip back in time filled with historic sites and modern appeal. Is it the most beautiful town in Iowa? Some say so — including the popular Iowa magazine Fabulous Iowa, which named it one of the most beautiful small towns in the Hawkeye State. Does it live up to the hype? There’s only one way to find out and this historic town makes the perfect day trip.

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Have you been to Bentonsport and the surrounding area? Do you think it’s the most beautiful town in Iowa? Let us know in the comments section. If you’re planning a trip, drop by the town’s website to learn more about its history and offerings. If you’re looking for another quiet adventure in the area, consider a journey to nearby Farmington.

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