With so much to explore in Iowa, we broke the fun stuff down into the 5 Best Reasons to visit Iowa. Now, go explore!
National Balloon Ascension Day on January 9th commemorates the first balloon flight in the United States in 1793. The French aeronaut, Jean Pierre Blanchard, took flight over the Walnut Street Prison in Philadelphia above a large crowd.
The winter solstice is the shortest day and longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It occurs annually between Dec. 20th and Dec. 23rd.