Iowa River Drive IA - Howard/Winneshiek/Al..., United States January 1, 2011 - 5.0
This is a very fun road! Its elevated above the cornfields so it gives the feeling of flying over the top of the fields. Very nice sweeping curves and a couple of hairpins just to keep you on your toes. Some of the most fun 10 miles youll find.
This is the most scenic ride in Iowa. Make sure you stop in Balltown for a fantastic meal at Breitbachs. There are some great pullover spots all along this route for unforgettable views of the Mississippi Valley.
I've taken most of this route several times,
but most of the route south of Glenwood I've taken only a couple times.
Even so, I've enjoyed the curvy and slightly-hilly roads.
The road passes through several small towns where food and gas are
Although the Loess Hills N...
Near Dexter you can visit the shoot out memorial, Drew's chocolates, the round block building that was owned by Nick Noltes family. Along the white pole route you will find a great old gas station with the neon sign still working, sorry no gas though. Stay on the route and just south of I-80 you wi...