The Secret Garden Hike In Iowa Will Make You Feel Like You’re In A Fairytale

Right now, most Iowans are absolutely sick of this endless winter! It’s time to get ready to spring, whether Mother Nature agrees or not. If you’re looking for a truly spectacular destination to kick off your spring adventures, you’ve got to plan a trip to Reiman Gardens. If you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone — this beautiful park is one of Iowa’s best-kept secrets! It’s located on Iowa State University’s campus at 1407 S University Blvd, Ames, IA 50011.

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:

If you’re a tulip lover, be sure to plan your trip for late April or early May to catch them on exhibit! The beautiful garden is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors ages 65 and up, $4.50 for youth ages 2-12, and free for youth under 2.

For more ideas on trips to take while you welcome the spring weather, check out 11 Easy And Beautiful Spring Hikes Everyone In Iowa Will Love.