Iowa June 17, 2018
The Most Whimsical Town In Iowa Will Steal Your Heart
Iowa is full of so many beautiful towns that it’s always easy to find a new destination for a weekend trip! When you’re looking for a beautiful, enchanting town to spend a few days, look no farther than the little town of Decorah.
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The charming town of Decorah, Iowa is the county seat of Winnesheik County.
One of the top attractions in the town is their Norweigan Heritage Museum, the Vesterheim.
This unique museum is the National Norweigan-American History Museum, and it features mutliple buildings and over 33,000 artifacts celebrating the lives of Norweigan-Americans throughout the country.
Every year, Decorah's Nordic Fest is hosted by the Museum and town itself.
The Nordic Fest is the best time of year in Decorah! Visitors flock to town to enjoy a parade, local artisan craft booths, delicious Scandanavian food and traditional dances and celebrations. This year, the festival is held from July 26-28, 2018.
The town has plenty more to offer, too. The Breweries and Wineries in town are always fun to visit.
Stop by Toppling Goliath Brewery's tasting room, enjoy a wine flight from Winneshiek Wildberry Winery
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Wineries & Vineyards, or taste new brews from Pulpit Rock Brewing Co.
It's easy to find delicious food in Decorah, as dozens of family-friendly restaurants are scattered throughout town.
Be sure to try Rubaiyat Restaurant while you're here! This unique spot is in a historic downtown building and serves up some of the best food in the county.
You'll find the Seed Savers Heritage Farm in Decorah, and this charming farm is a perfect day trip destination.
Many Iowans arrive in Decorah when they attend Luther College!
This charming private Liberal Arts college features one of the most beautiful campuses in the entire Midwest, and that draws plenty of talented scholars.
Nature lovers will be thrilled to know that Decorah is hiding two gorgeous secrets.
The most enchanting spot in Decorah is Dunning Springs Park, on the outskirts of town.
This beautiful park features an easily-accessible waterfall, plenty of space for a picnic, and some of Iowa's most beautiful scenery.
What’s your favorite of Iowa’s small towns? Personally, I love how you can
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