The Recent Record-Breaking Snow Storm Proves That Winter Has Officially Hit In Iowa

Did you wake up to a blanket of snow on Veterans Day? You weren’t alone! Much of Iowa experienced record-breaking snowfall during the first winter storm of the season. Now that we’ve had some snow, we can really start to look forward to winter in Iowa!

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/

Tell us what you think of Iowa winter below! For more information on snowfall totals from this past weekend, visit the Des Moines Register’s website here.

If you’re worried about the chill and the winter weather heading our way, always remember that it could be worse! In 1978, Iowa Plunged Into An Arctic Freeze That Will Make This Year’s Winter Look Downright Mild and it will bring back some memories that were frozen in time.