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Loess Hills Scenic Byway

Percival, IA
+1 712-568-2631
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Great place to bike

Great place to bike and scenic and fun to ride the twisting roads a lot of wineries and good place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
james b
via mobile
Scenic Views, Lots of History, and Many Nearby Points of Interest

The Loess (finely deposited windblown soil) Hills extend about 200 miles, are only about 15 miles... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2016
Joan W
Green Valley, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I had driven by the hills on a few visits to Omaha, but decided to drive through them after my conference ended and I had some time to kill. What a nice scenic and relaxing drive! I was trying to reach a particular destination, and...More

1  Thank lbell330
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We stopped at the visitor center of the Loess hills on our way to Fremont NE. We were the only ones there at the time. The lady in charge of the center was from the area so was very informative. The displays were very well...More

1  Thank LarryE108
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