There’s No Better Place To Spend Your Summer Than These 9 Hidden Iowa Spots

Finding the perfect summer vacation spot can be a challenge – especially if you’re looking to beat the crowds. So many of Iowa’s best attractions and vacation spots are mobbed with visitors during the warm months. If you’re looking for a road trip off the beaten path, some of the state’s smallest towns are home to the best hidden Iowa spots – whether you’re looking for excitement, education, or deliciousness. So this summer, hit the road for some of Iowa’s best-kept secrets!

Have you been to any of these Iowa hidden spots? Does your town have a secret few people know about? Let us know in the comments section. If you’re looking for another hidden spot to enjoy the summer, consider spending a quiet afternoon at Iowa’s most remote lake.

Address: Traer Salt and Pepper Shaker Gallery, 411 2nd St, Traer, IA 50675, USA
Address: Community of Flags, 114 Jackson St, Brooklyn, IA 52211, USA
Address: Matchstick Marvels, 319 2nd St, Gladbrook, IA 50635, USA
Address: Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy, 8461 Lincoln Rd, Hudson, IA 50643, USA
Address: Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, 303 2nd St SE, Mason City, IA 50401, USA
Address: Dutch Country General Store: Bloomfield, 17192 IA-2, Bloomfield, IA 52537, USA
Address: Ida Grove, IA 51445, USA
Address: Piper's, 901 Braden Ave, Chariton, IA 50049, USA
Address: 517 S 4th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503, USA