The Ultimate Iowa Gift Guide

One thing I’ve noticed about living in Iowa is just how PROUD people are to come from this State!  So I have trawled through Amazon punching in lots of different keywords to bring you my favourite finds for the Ultimate Iowa Gift Guide!  If you’re looking for a last minute Iowa themed gift, I think I’ve got you covered 🙂

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Iowa Gift Guide

For the ‘Ugly Sweater’ Christmas Party & Christmas Gifts

Iowa Home State Santa Suit Belt Shirt

The University of Iowa Ugly Holiday Unisex Sweater

Iowa State University Ugly Holiday Unisex Sweater

Whether it’s a work Christmas party or a family gathering, why not get in the spirit with an ‘Ugly T-Shirt’?!

Amazon is packed with loads of different Iowa Christmas Decorations too!  This S’mores “Iowa” Ornament is cute!

Iowa Teacher Gifts

I work in a school and we’ll have days where we wear ‘inspirational’ tshirts etc, so I scanned Amazon for some cool Iowa themed teacher shirts!  Here’s what I found!
Iowa Teacher Shirt Vintage Home State Shirt Gift Women

Iowa Hawkeyes Perfect Teacher Black Women’s Tee – Official Sports Apparel

Iowa Teacher Shirt Arrow Heart Home State Gift Women

Iowa Hawkeyes Black Tee Stacked Love

For the proud Iowan

Iowa T-shirt Gifts

American Sign Language Home T shirt Iowa

Iowa Mom Shirt (Slightly different from image)

Iowa Small Town Girl Shirt

(Available in different sizes and colours)

When I saw the sign language T-Shirt I HAD to include it!  I used to work in a special needs school in the UK and knew British finger spell and basic Makaton sign language.  Schools often have an option to learn a 2nd language such as Spanish or French but sign language often gets forgotten about!

As for the ‘Small Town Girl’ T-Shirt…I can guarantee you just ‘sung’ that T-Shirt when you saw it…if that’s not a reason to buy it, I don’t know what is!!

For the Home

Iowa Home Gifts
Personalized State Pride Bamboo Cutting Board – Iowa, 7″ W x 13.5″ L, Engraved

Iowa Scented Candle Thinking of You Christmas Gift

As someone that lives away from home, I thought the candle was a cute idea!  The lid says: ‘A Little Love From Home’, which I think would make a great gift for a family member or a friend that lives out of the State 🙂

For The Drinkers

Iowa Drinking Gifts
State Copper Mugs for Moscow Mules – Iowa Mug – Set of 2 Copper Cups

Iowa Home Beer T-Shirt

The Moscow Mule drink seems to be rather popular at the moment!  If you know someone that likes to drink them, why not buy them a couple of Iowa themed copper mugs!

For the Sports Fan

Iowa Football Gifts

Iowa Hawkeyes Garden Gnome

NCAA Iowa State Cyclones Reverse-A-Pal Toy (Iowa Hawkeyes available too!)

When it comes to football, people in Iowa either seem to be a Hawkeyes fan or an Iowa State fan!  I thought the gnome was cute and if you’re after a fun gift for a younger football fan, you can get a cuddly version of each of the mascots which folds up into a football!

For the Book Worm

Iowa Book Gifts

Iowa Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun (Off the Beaten Path Series)

Santa Is Coming to Iowa

Books By Iowa Author ‘Bill Bryson’
I have tons of ‘coffee table’ books about travelling, I love flicking through them!  If you are after day trip ideas, ‘Iowa Off The Beaten Path’ lists cool things to do in hundreds of towns!    ‘Santa Is Coming To Iowa’ is great to help children get excited for Christmas!  Even little kids know that they live in Iowa so will think it’s cool!

Remember, Amazon Prime members also get free shipping!

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Disclosure: Please note some of the links in this post are Amazon affiliate links, which means I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking and it comes at no extra cost to you!  As always, opinions are my own.

The Ultimate Iowa Gift Guide


8 thoughts on “The Ultimate Iowa Gift Guide

  1. This is so funny! I’m not sure if every state does this, but I’m from Michigan and the market for this kind of stuff is huge. There is an exceptional selection of Upper Penninsula vs. Lower Penninsula type swag.


    1. I guess things like the I ❤ NY t-shirts are huge too! It's ironic though because in Iowa I can't actually find many tourist gift shops…such as postcards etc, it's only ever the sports merch!


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