Iowa has a lot of unique attractions and I mean truly unique! For instance, have you heard about the World's Largest Strawberry in Strawberry Point, Iowa? Or the World's Largest Gnome, Pickleball Paddle, Roller Dam, or Golden Spike?

Yup, all these interesting attractions can be found in diverse locations and communities across the state of Iowa.

Car driving down Snake Alley in Burlington Iowa
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But perhaps one of the most interesting is the most crooked one. In fact, it is so unusual that the Ripley's Believe It Or Not people came to see it years ago and proclaimed it "The World's Unbelievably Crooked" Street.

"Snake Alley" in Burlington, Iowa was built in 1894 to connect Burlington's residential district at the top of the bluff to the commercial area at the bottom. It drops 58 feet over a distance of 275 feet and is crazy curvy!

Snake Alley map
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Burlington, Iowa is a little town of about 24,000 people, right on the Mississippi River. It is about a 6 &1/2 hour drive from Sioux Falls. So you'll really have to want to see "Snake Alley" to make the drive, but then again- - you might.

10 South Dakota Myths Even Some Natives Believe

Have you ever notice how much outsiders (and some insiders) get wrong about South Dakota? They believe and repeat some of these ridiculous South Dakota stereotypes.

SO, to do our part in educating folks, here's a list of some of the most ridiculous myths outsiders always believe South Dakota.

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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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