Iowa July 07, 2018
7 Quick Road Trips In Iowa You Can Take This Weekend
Going on the same vacation every year can get a little redundant – and sitting on the couch is no fun, either! When you’re looking for something to do this summer, gas up the car and head out on a fun Iowa road trip. Along the way, you’ll make memories that will last a lifetime.
1. The Breathtaking Iowa Waterfall Road Trip
On this 8 hour drive, you'll find Siewers Spring Falls and Dunning Spring Falls in Decorah, Beulah
Spring Falls near Spook Cave in McGregor, and five other iconic Iowa waterfalls. Split the trip into two days by visiting a small town Bed and Breakfast along the way. Pictured above is Malanaphy Falls.
Find a map and trip details here
2. The Charming Iowa Small Towns Road Trip
A drive through Iowa's most charming small towns certainly sounds like heaven! Enjoy two days of exploration in the Hawkeye State as you get to know the rural side of Iowa.
Find your route here, along with some suggestions for must-see places.
3. The Impressive, Underrated Loess Hills Road Trip
Iowa's Loess Hills are hiding some of the best of Iowa! From hiking to home cooked meals to stunning overlooks, you'll find something for everyone to enjoy on this one day trip.
A map and itinerary can be found here
4. The Spooky and Haunted Iowa Road Trip
Gather up your bravest friends and head out on the spine-chilling, creepy road trip that will take you to all of Iowa's most haunted places. Spread this trip out over two or three days - you can even spend one night in the eerie Edinburgh Manor!
Click here for directions... if you dare
5. The Infinitely Entertaining Roadside Attractions Tour Through Iowa
Visit the future birthplace of an intergallactic hero, a relic from the simple days of prairie life, and a cow that's one of the most beloved in the state on this quirky trip to see Iowa's most fun roadside attractions.
Get a map and list of roadside treasures here
6. The Adventurous Great Outdoors Iowa Road Trip
7. The Ultra-Rewarding Iowa Ice Cream Trail
Which road trip is at the top of your list? I’m going to have to play favorites here and choose the one that starts with a hot fudge sundae.