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Story County Area Insight

  • Jackson Krile
    RE/MAX Real Estate Center
    Story County, Iowa is a unique and charming region located in the heart of the state. With its mix of natural beauty, historic landmarks, and cultural attractions, there is no shortage of must-see destinations for visitors to explore. Here are the top five best must-see attractions and places to go in Story County, each in a different town or city, all within a short drive from Ankeny and Des Moines.

    Ames: Reiman Gardens - This stunning botanical garden in Ames features a wide variety of plant species from around the world, as well as a range of art installations and outdoor exhibits. Visitors can explore themed gardens, including a butterfly garden, a rose garden, and a herb garden.

    Huxley: Ballard Golf & Country Club - This beautiful 18-hole golf course in Huxley offers a challenging and scenic round of golf, as well as a range of amenities, including a pro shop and a clubhouse. The course is surrounded by rolling hills and natural beauty, making it a popular destination for both locals and visitors alike.

    Nevada: Lincoln Highway Bridge - This historic bridge in Nevada is a beautiful and unique destination for history buffs and architecture enthusiasts alike. The bridge was built in 1914 and is one of the few remaining concrete arch bridges of its kind in Iowa. It offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside and is a popular spot for photography.

    Story City: Antique Carousel Museum - This charming museum in Story City features a beautifully restored antique carousel that dates back to 1913. Visitors can take a ride on the carousel and explore a range of exhibits and displays that showcase the history and art of carousel-making. The museum also features a gift shop and a concession stand.

    Slater: High Trestle Trail Bridge - The High Trestle Trail Bridge in Slater is a stunning and iconic pedestrian bridge that spans the Des Moines River Valley. The half-mile-long bridge features a series of steel arches and illuminated panels, making it a popular spot for photography and sightseeing. The bridge is part of the larger High Trestle Trail, which spans over 25 miles and connects the towns of Ankeny, Sheldahl, Slater, Madrid, and Woodward.

    In conclusion, Story County offers a diverse range of must-see attractions and destinations for visitors to explore, each with its own unique charm and appeal. From botanical gardens and golf courses to historic bridges and antique carousels, there is something for everyone to discover in this beautiful and fascinating region of Iowa, all within a short drive from Ankeny and Des Moines.

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