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Loess Hills Scenic Byway

Percival, IA
+1 712-568-2631
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You want middle America, You found it.

This was a great ride on the motorcycle. I rode up from Florida and a local rider took a few of on... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Tampa, Florida

We like to wander and appreciate the back roads and rural America. This is a beautiful area of... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Noblesville, Indiana
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“western iowa” (3 reviews)
“rural america” (2 reviews)
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Percival, IA
+1 712-568-2631
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This was a great ride on the motorcycle. I rode up from Florida and a local rider took a few of on a ride though the country. I guess I thought all of Iowa was flat, boy was I wrong. The gps stated we got...More

Thank Hogride
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We like to wander and appreciate the back roads and rural America. This is a beautiful area of western Iowa that allows for pleasant drives, biking, or hiking. I suggest you download a map before you go as internet and gps was spotty for us....More

Thank JQuilter
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to bike and scenic and fun to ride the twisting roads a lot of wineries and good place to stop and eat

Thank james b
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The Loess (finely deposited windblown soil) Hills extend about 200 miles, are only about 15 miles at their widest point, and are the second highest in the world (only larger ones are in China). The main byway is all paved, extends roughly 225 miles from...More

3  Thank Joan W
Reviewed 30 June 2016

My sister and I traveled this Byway from Council Bluffs to Akron. What a beautiful ride it was. Rolling green hills and a well marked route. I bet it is beautiful in the fall.

1  Thank Grace M
Reviewed 12 December 2015

This is a great drive if you enjoy beautiful scenery. We have taken this route a few times and see something new every time!

1  Thank ColemanRanch
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Not sure why we had a hard time navigating the byway.....missed travel high signs a few time...not well marked. The state Iowa map was not helpful.

Thank Dietryin
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Well worth the drive. Lots of nice scenery to see from the vehicle during the drive. Services along the way are sparse, so be sure to start out with a pretty full tank of gas and maybe a sammich and drink. Take your time, drive...More

2  Thank OutdoorKidz
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We may be jaded as we're on a long road trip and have seen some gorgeous scenic byways that were far superior to this drive. That said, there is a nice look out spot on the route that gives great views of the hills. The...More

1  Thank Connie C
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I was on a bus tour of the area. Such a beautiful part of Iowa. Also visited the Loess Hills Lavender Farm along with the Sawmill Hollow organic farm which produces organic aronia berries. We were given several different samples of aronia items which were...More

1  Thank dianne2222
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