The Best Things to Do in Iowa

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Popular things to do in Iowa

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Part of the American heartland, Iowa is marked by a strong agricultural heritage, with farmland encompassing around 90 percent of the state's land. However, a holiday in Iowa offers more than corn and cows: you'll also discover charming towns, beautiful lakes, and a handful of vibrant cities. Iowa City, a university town, provides a healthy dose of culture and nightlife, with a youthful and artistic vibe fueled by a sizable student population. A trip to some of Iowa's small towns provides a true American experience. Fortunately, the welcoming residents bear very little resemblance to the dour Iowans portrayed in Grant Wood's famous painting "American Gothic." Use our United States online route planner to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Iowa.

Parks in Iowa

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Kid-friendly things to do in Iowa

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Museums in Iowa

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Hidden gems in Iowa

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Places to visit in Iowa