The beauty of Iowa may be familiar even to new visitors, its tidy crop rows and apple-red barns were made famous by native son Grant Wood. At Living History Farms, see the state’s agricultural heritage brought to life on five period farms on 500 acres near the Des Moines metro - all accessible from your camping cabin. Less than an hour away, tour Madison County’s famous covered bridges. Along the state’s western edge, steer your RV along the Loess Hills National Scenic Byway, where bluffs rise from the Missouri River. Bring a bicycle on your camping vacation—Iowa campgrounds are close to a growing network of bike trails.