Here's a suggestion: Hop in your car on a nice day and go towards Marshaltown. I'm actually sending you just south of Marshaltown, in reality. What you're looking for is an old abandoned stretch of Highway 30.

While on the surface it appears to be nothing more more than a short, poorly maintained stretch of road, it's actually a lot more than that. Hoping past the traffic cones, (which legally, I cannot suggest you do), you'll see the road looks somewhat like a Jackson Pollock painting. There's a good reason for this, Iowa DOT paint crews release any remaining paint from their nozzles and tanks after a paint run within an area project on this short stretch of road. It's one of the craziest sections of roads in the state of Iowa with lines literally running everywhere.

It's worth the roughly 70 minute drive. When you arrive, make sure it's light out, and plan to take lots of epicures!

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