The Charming Small Town In Iowa Where You Can Still Experience An Old-Fashioned Christmas
By Raymond Goldfield|Published November 22, 2022
Raymond Goldfield is a life-long New Jersey resident and an avid traveler and foodie who can be usually found on the Jersey Shore during the offseason or checking out the latest seasonal flavors at The Bent Spoon in Princeton. He has been working for Only In Your State for since early 2022, where he writes for New Jersey and Iowa and edits the Mid-Atlantic region. He can also be found writing about pop culture for GeekDad. When at home, he enjoys reading comic books and is part of The Rabbitt Stew podcast team. While New Jersey is his home base, he travels regularly and has visited Virginia, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, and Canada as well as all of NJ's border states. Ultimate travel goal? Visit all the best buffets in the United States.
Christmas is in the air, and it’s hard not to get into the holiday spirit. Iowa is full of amazing Christmas events, many in the middle of its biggest cities, but there’s something special about a small-town Christmas. The streets are lined with lights, everyone seems to be in a festive mood, and every business in town seems to be getting into the act. For the best old-fashioned Christmas in Iowa, the type you remember celebrating growing up, the best place to visit is Winterset. This quiet little town in the heart of Madison County is a popular tourist spot for its beautiful covered bridges and rustic atmosphere, but the Christmas season may just be when the town’s charm is at its peak – and now is the time to see it for yourself.
Have you visited the town of Winterset during the holiday season? Let us know about your visit, and tell us about the best place for an old-fashioned Christmas in Iowa in the comments section. If you want to know more about Winterset’s events this holiday season, visit the Madison County website for all the latest details. And for another unforgettable Christmas event in the Hawkeye State, why not visit an entire Christmas village?
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