Megan Bannister


Megan Bannister is an Iowa transplant who has called the Hawkeye State home for more than 14 years. An avid road tripper, Megan writes about offbeat destinations, roadside attractions, and “world’s largest” things. She is also the author of Iowa Supper Clubs, which highlights classic restaurants both past and present across the state. Megan lives in Des Moines with her husband, cat named Poe, and approximately 52 houseplants. Follow along with her adventures on social media, or by visiting


Iowa author Megan Bannister's family never took a road trip without a few stops at whatever oddities were along the route. Now, she shares a quirky collection of tourist attractions across Iowa in her book, Secret Iowa: A Guide to

Megan Bannister has called the state of Iowa her home for the last fourteen years. She loves finding the quirky roadside attractions that make road trips more interesting and sharing them on social media. Then, she realized everyone needed to

100 Things to Do in Iowa Before You Die My book, 100 Things To Do In Iowa Before You Die is the perfect Iowa travel guide. It’s the perfect size for your purse, backpack, or the glove box in your car. Secret


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