This Might Just Be the Most Peaceful Town in All of Iowa

With a population of about 3,500 Iowans, Story City is a quick ten-minute drive from Ames. It’s a small town with low crime and a lot of beautiful history. You’ll find a few great hometown restaurants and some fun shopping opportunities on Broad Street in the quaint downtown area, and who knows, it just might be Iowa’s most peaceful town.

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:

Put Story City on your list of places to visit. You’ll love it there. What are your favorite peaceful Iowa towns? Let us know in the comments below!