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Reasons to visit Iowa

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The Hawkeye State isn't known for tourism, but here are 20 reasons to make a trip here.

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Everything is less expensive here Report Abuse
You can buy a season pass to Adventureland for the price of a one-day pass to Disneyland.
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Hundreds of miles of bike trails Report Abuse
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Iowa State Fair Report Abuse
Ten days of food, freaks and farm animals. The best state fair in the country.
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RAGBRAI Report Abuse
The Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa is the premier bicycling event in the country.
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Baconfest Report Abuse
Annual festival celebrating the greatest food in the world. You can eat pounds of bacon in many different forms.
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Iowa 80--World's Largest Truck Stop--Walcott, IA Report Abuse
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Iowa Cubs Report Abuse
If you're a fan of the Chicago Cubs, you can see the team's stars of tomorrow in one of the best Triple-A ballparks in the country.
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Grotto of the Redemption--West Bend, IA Report Abuse
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Iowa wines Report Abuse
Iowa may not be Napa Valley, but it's home to dozens of wineries that produce flavorful wines at reasonable prices.
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See where your food is grown Report Abuse
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Learn to ski Report Abuse
Before you tackle real slopes, you can get learn the basics without the risk of serious injury on Iowa's much smaller ski hills.
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Trainland--Colfax, IA Report Abuse
Large model railroad exhibit
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Iowa Speedway Report Abuse
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Principal Charity Classic Report Abuse
This Champions Tour event draws nearly all of the top senior professional golfers each year.
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The Bridges of Madison County Report Abuse
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State high school wrestling tournament Report Abuse
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Nobody else is here Report Abuse
Would you rather wait in line for 3 hours to ride a Disneyland ride or 15 minutes to ride one at Adventureland?
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Templeton Rye Report Abuse
This rye whiskey produced in Templeton, Iowa is was rumored to be Al Capone's favorite drink.
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Amana Colonies Report Abuse
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Field of Dreams movie site Report Abuse
Play catch on the same corn-surrounded baseball field that Ray and Shoeless Joe did in the hit movie.
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