Iowa Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Placesby Lori Erickson, Tracy Stuhr
Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Iowa Off the Beaten Path show you the Hawkeye State you never knew existed. Sample the historyand delectable dishesof Dubuque with the Victorian House Tour and Progressive Dinner. Visit the World's Smallest Church, a stone chapel built on a country road near Festina in 1885 and containing four tiny pews. Or enjoy the rebirth of the Iowa wine industry with a trip along the Iowa Wine Trail. So if you've "been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.
Read an Excerpt
There's no matching what you'll see at Matchstick Marvels, in Gladbrook, where master craftsman Patrick Acton has turned ordinary matchsticks into incredible works of artincluding the battleship USS Iowa, the space shuttle Challenger, and the U.S. Capitol. Page 127.
Meet the Author
Lori Erickson, freelance writer and Iowa native, grew up on a farm near Decorah and has written articles for regional and national magazines and newspapers.
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >