Iowa Bucket List ~ Northwest Region

New state today! Headed into Iowa! Iowa is split into 10 different travel regions, so each of these lists is a little smaller because it is split into so many different regions!


  • Blood Run National Historic Landmark: Archeological site located on the Iowa and South Dakota border.

Le Mars

  • Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor and Museum: Blue Bunny Ice Cream all began in this small town! Enjoy a scoop at the parlor and check out the history exhibits on the floor above.
  • Le Mars Ice Cream Sculptures: Fun sculptures are located all over town in honor of Blue Bunny!

Orange City

  • Windmill Park: Cute little park in the town square.


  • The Kaleidoscope Factory: Stop in for a little “tour” of this shop. The owner will show you how he makes gorgeous kaleidoscopes.


  • Hawkeye Point: Tallest point in the state.

Sioux City

  • Jolly Time Pop Corn Museum: Museum dedicated to the history of Jolly Time Pop Corn.
  • Sergeant Floyd Monument: Honors Charles Floyd, a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, who died on the journey upstream.

All attractions found in the Travel Iowa guide.


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