The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad and Museum has long been one of Iowa’s most unique experiences, and it is a very popular family destination. While here you won’t just be able to ride the rails on the old-fashioned steam train – you can ride them low to the ground on a unique Boone Railroad bike in Iowa! Rail biking has become one of the most popular new activities in the country. So hop aboard with us as we show you what its like to embark upon a unique adventure on the rails!

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If you were to do a search for “rail biking near me,” this exciting rail biking in Iowa would most certainly pop up at the top of the list!

Have you been rail biking before? Do you know of any other rail trails in Iowa? Let us know all about your trips down the tracks in the comments section.

Be sure to visit the Rail Explorers USA website, the Rail Explorers USA Facebook page, or the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum website for everything you need to know.

If you’d like to explore hikes in and around the area, you can find some great trails by going to the AllTrails website.

While you’re in the area, the town of Boone is a very enchanting day trip!

If you’re still in the mood for more Iowa adventures, take a look at this video:

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Where can we find other waterfront restaurants in Iowa?

  • The Off Shore Bar and Grill in Bellevue draws folks for near and far who love their fish and seafood entrees, great burgers, pizzas, and signature cocktails.
  • Bracco World Cafe & Island Bar in Arnolds Park is known for their delicious shrimp dishes, tacos, Cajun entrees, and more.
  • The Iowa River Power Restaurant in Coralville serves high quality steaks, seafood, and also has a wonderful Sunday brunch buffet.

Read on to learn about some of the many other outstanding waterfront restaurants in Iowa.

Where can we find museums in Iowa?

  • residence for the Dean of Iowa State University where it is located.
  • The Sanford Museum & Planetarium in Cherokee has been recognized as one of the best museums in the Midwest.
  • The Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs offers an array of exhibits relative to railroad history in the state.
  • The Farmhouse Museum in Ames is a historic structure that at one time served as a

Read on to learn about the many interesting museums in Iowa.

Where can we find small towns in Iowa?

  • Lansing is a quaint riverside town that is known for its picturesque water views and a campground only a few minutes away from the water.
  • Fort Madison is a popular destination for foodies, as the town has an amazing culinary scene.
  • Pella is the place to experience Dutch culture, including during the annual Tulip Festival.

Read on to learn more about the other many other charming small towns in Iowa.

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