Follow The Maquoketa River Along This Scenic Drive Through Iowa

Iowa has no shortage of dramatic waterfront drives, including a piece of the country’s own Great River Road. But if you want to get off the beaten path, you won’t do better than the Delaware Crossing Scenic Byway. Running near the isolated and beautiful Lake Delhi, this thirty-six-mile road takes you through the prairie into the charming small city of Manchester, with more than enough for a day of fun and sightseeing.

Have you taken the drive down the Delaware Crossing Scenic Byway? Let us know what sights to watch out for, and which Manchester locations are must-dos in the comments section. To learn more about the history of this historic road, visit Iowa’s official tourism page before you get behind the wheel.

Address: Delaware Crossing Scenic Byway, Delhi, IA, USA
Address: Lake Delhi, Iowa, USA
Address: Manchester Whitewater Park, 300 W Main St, Manchester, IA 52057, USA
Address: Sunset Family Restaurant, 1202 W Main St, Manchester, IA 52057, USA