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Iowa Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places

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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 history—and delectable dishes—of 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 ...
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Overview

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 history—and delectable dishes—of 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.
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Praise for a previous edition "Shift into second, pull out your Iowa map, and discover these off-the-beaten-path destinations."—Chicago Herald
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762750429
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/15/2010
  • Series: Off the Beaten Path Series
  • Edition description: Ninth Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 166,349
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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.
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