There’s Something Magical About These 10 Iowa Lakes In The Summer

Not to be outdone by our friends up north, Iowa boasts a healthy population of lakes and reservoirs that you will kick yourself for missing out on. Whether you are planning a wholesome family vacation through America’s heartland, or you are a master angler looking to test their skills in new environments, you will never forgive yourself if you overlook the magnificent spectacles that are Iowa’s lakes. Get ready to spend these warm summer nights at some of the grandest bodies of water you have probably never heard about.

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/

This summer is going to be filled with long, hot days and warm nights. Are you going to spend them basking in the air-conditioned indoors, or are you going to soak up the sun and have some bonafide lakeside R&R? Don’t be afraid to try something new and make some time in your calendars to check out these lakes.