Valentine's Day is just a few short days away and if you don't have your romantic getaway plans made yet, no problem, Thrillist has got your back. Thrillist is a travel website with some of the best travel ideas year-round.

No matter what kind of romantic getaway grabs your attention their travel experts have it covered. Yes even on cold winter weather days, there are tons of great ideas. For this article, we'll concentrate on the most romantic getaway for Iowa.

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Iowa's Most Romantic Weekend Getaway Is...

Decorah, Iowa

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I can tell you from personal experience that this town is one of the most charming places in the state.

Nestled in the rolling hills of northeast Iowa, Decorah is a town known for its natural beauty, outdoor activities, and cultural experiences.

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Explore the quaint downtown area with its shops, galleries, and cafes.

Walk hand-in-hand, discover unique art, and coffee shops, and stop for a romantic meal at one of the local restaurants known for their farm-to-table cuisine.

Downtown Decorah Iowa
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You don't want to miss Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. on the southeast edge of the city, which won the Grand National Championship at the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship.

Toppling Goliath Brewing
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Immerse yourselves in culture and history at the Vesterheim Museum, which showcases the rich Norwegian heritage of the region. The museum's exhibits and artifacts provide a fascinating journey into the past.

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Hotel Winneshiek Decorah, Iowa

When you're looking for a romantic place to stay, look no further than the historic Hotel Winneshiek.

With great rooms, an opera house and a taproom, you could spend the whole weekend there.

Hotel Winneshiek Decorah, Iowa
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But with so much in the area to explore, get out and take it in. You could start at beautiful Phelps Park or jump into your ice skates and head to the Wayside Skating Rink and Warming House.

Wayside Ice Rink and Warming House
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Whatever your romantic choices in Decorah, you just can't go wrong in this lovely Iowa city filled with culture, history, great food and beverages, and much more!

Source: Thrillist 

13 Famous Iowans

It's a great day for Iowans. The first ever Major League Baseball game was played in Dyersville, Iowa last night (August 12) in The Field of Dreams game and it was awesome!

What a great way to showcase a beautiful state and celebrate the hospitality of Iowans.

Iowa may seem far away from Tinsel Town, but The Hawkeye State has produced many famous actors, musicians, and athletes!

The following 13 are just the tip of the iceberg!

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