Everyone who lives in the Hawkeye State knows that the drive along the Mississippi is one of Iowa’s best. However, few people reach the northeastern corner, where the state is much quieter. Those who drive up all the way to the small town of Lansing, a beautiful riverside retreat of under a thousand residents, will be rewarded. That’s because this town is home to the Red Barn Campground & Restaurant – a low-cost place to stay in one of Iowa’s most beautiful spots, and also one of the best-hidden restaurants in Iowa. So drop into this countryside gem and find out where the residents of Lansing have been hiding a restaurant worth the road trip!

Have you been to the Red Barn Campground & Restaurant? Let us know your thoughts on the restaurant and lodging in the comments section! If you’re planning a visit, make sure to drop by their website for more details on all their amenities. If you’re looking for another hidden restaurant in Iowa, check out this roadside cafe.

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