Made in Iowa

Love Iowa as much as we do? Then you’ll be thrilled with these spectacular products made right here in our state! Sure, we may be a little biased, but we really do think they’re the best. Check them out and you’ll see what we mean.


Sticks, Des Moines
Wonderfully and colorfully unique. That’s perhaps the best way to describe the wooden painted pieces Sticks is nationally known for. You can get everything from ornaments and candlesticks to dining sets and armoires. And best of all, each piece is crafted in Iowa. Check out Sticks' galleries located in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Iowa City, Le Claire and Decorah.


Kinze Manufacturing, Williamsburg
Just like their blue farm machinery stands out on farms across the country, the Kinze Innovation Center stands out among learning centers. Located at the Kinze World Headquarters, visitors can explore hands-on, interactive displays.


Sterzing’s Potato Chips, Burlington
You say potato, we say the best potato chips ever made. Sterzing’s was founded in the 1930s and remains a family-owned and -operated business. Can’t make it to Burlington right away? Don’t worry – you can order online to get your potato chip fix.


Fox River, Osage
Chances are, you’ve owned a sock money or two in your life. But did you know the socks used to make sock monkeys are made right here in Iowa? Fox River is based in Osage and knits the iconic 6851 Red Heel® Monkey Sock!


Indian Motorcycles, Spirit Lake
Those who know their motorcycles know that Indian Motorcycles is an icon in American motorcycle history. And now these motorcycles are produced exclusively in Spirit Lake.


Kaleidoscope Factory, Pocahontas
What’s cooler than a kaleidoscope? Make your way to the Kaleidoscope Factory in Pocahontas to watch woodturning demonstrations and see how these one-of-a-kind kaleidoscopes are made.


Maytag, Newton
Maytag’s artisan blue cheese can be found in restaurants across the world – and here’s your chance to see where it’s made. Open Monday through Saturday, visitors can view the dairy operation in action and learn more about the origin of Iowa’s most famous cheese. Sampling is most definitely encouraged.


Be sure to also check out all the great wineries, breweries and distilleries producing in Iowa.

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