Story City, Iowa
Story City is a small city in Story County, Iowa. This small peaceful community has a rich Nordic cultural heritage that is depicted on the local cuisine and festivals. It is worth mentioning that many local dishes have Nordic origins. For example, Kumla (delicious potato dumpling mixed with flour and served with plenty of butter and ham), Lutefisk (air-dried whitefish), Kringle (a mouth-watering Scandinavian pastry similar to the pretzel), Lefse (a traditional soft Norwegian flatbread), etc. The most popular annual festival being held in Story City is the Scandinavian Days (every first week of June). An excellent opportunity to experience the Nordic culture, arts, food, and enjoy plenty of ice cold beer. Regarding budget accommodation, top rated and nearby Story City offer clean and spacious rooms for around $100 – $120 per night.