Decorah, Iowa: No Hassles Here

Environmental stewardship and heirloom vegetables are how this small Iowa town rolls. Steeped in Nordic history, Decorah embodies small-town values of hard work and community ties, while embracing a high level of cultural diversity.

Viking festival in Decorah, Iowa
Decorah's "Take a Liking to a Viking" festival celebrates the city's Nordic history.
Photo Courtesy Randy Uhl/Decorah Newspapers