New digital passport encourages travelers to explore Iowa’s Scenic Byways

5 Jan 2021


January 5, 2021 (Des Moines, Iowa) — The Iowa Tourism Office today announced a free digital passport for travelers to discover the beauty of Iowa’s scenic byways and the unique attractions, shops and restaurants along the way, while also qualifying for discounts and prizes.

“Iowa’s scenic byways offer both a breathtaking view of our state’s diverse landscapes and a journey through Iowa’s cultural heritage through historic sites, national landmarks and other attractions that tell our state’s story,” said Debi Durham, executive director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority. “The new Scenic Byways Passport is a great new way to explore Iowa all year long.”

Through the new Scenic Byways Passport, travelers can check in at 12 scenic byways and more than 100 unique attractions and local businesses. Each check-in to a location on the passport earns travelers one entry into a monthly drawing for a prize package valued at about $200. Prize packages include an overnight stay, gift certificates and more.

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