Traveling the Lincoln is not as bad as it use to be, once called "Mud Road." Set out for your next adventure using our interactive map.

Join the Iowa Lincoln Highway Association

Join the ILHA to help preserve and promote the road in Iowa and around the country.

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2015 Motor Tour

Enjoy the sights the Lincoln Highway has to offer from the comfort of your car. Stop along the way and make new friends. The people along the Lincoln Highway are a friendly bunch! See the Motor Tour page for more information.

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The Lincoln Highway has a rich historical past as it was the first transcontinental highway across America. It was named in honor of President Lincoln.

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Join us at our next meeting

We would love to have you at our next meeting. Visit our EVENTS page to learn more details on location.

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Lincoln Bridge

The Lincoln Highway Bridge was built 100 years ago. It is a staple in the Tama community and is considered the most photographed bridge along the Lincoln Highway.

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Become a Member

By joining the Association, you will be connecting to a nationwide network of Lincoln Highway supporters and enthusiasts. There are many great benefits to being an Iowa or National member.

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National Conference

Join us in Michigan as we take the National Conference off the highway for the first time and go back to our roots. The original Lincoln Highway Association was headquartered in Detroit from 1913 to 1928 in three different buildings.

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Events on the Lincoln

There are always great things to do along the Lincoln. See what events are happening in the various communities around the state of Iowa. Start your new adventure here.

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Did you know that Henry Joy found that Illinois and Iowa were the most difficult states to find the best route. In Iowa he felt that there were at least 50 possible routes.

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We welcome you to drive the Lincoln Highway and share your travel stories with us. With over 100 years of history to offer, we hope you enjoy the Lincoln Highway as much as we do. Just follow the Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway signs to start your journey. - Deb Rothmeyer, President