Iowa Bucket List ~ Southeast Region

Headed into another corner of the state today, this time on the Mississippi River side. Today we explore southeast Iowa.

Burlington

  • Snake Alley: Built in 1894, this “unbelievably crooked” street as since been recognized by Ripley’s Believe it or Not.

Columbus Junction

  • Swinging Bridge: Popular roadside attraction, this swinging bridge is in a beautiful area.

Fort Madison

  • Old Fort Madison: First U.S. Military fort in the Upper Mississippi region.

Keokuk

  • George M. Verity Riverboat Museum: Paddleboat built by the U.S. government to revive river transportation.
  • Keokuk Observation Deck: Overlook the bridge, river, and lock and dam area.

Swedesburg

  • Swedish American Museum: Museum is dedicated to the first Swedish immigrants who settled in the area.

All attractions found in the Travel Iowa Vacation Guide.

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