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Pikes Peak State Park kicks off (or finishes) a trip along the Iowa Great River Road, a 328-mile scenic byway hugging the state's eastern border. Linger in towns like Dubuque and Le Claire for...
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There are thousands of Midwest attractions worth seeing, but when you only get one lifetime to see it all, you’ve gotta be a little choosy. This list of 100 things to do features our top tips for...
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Just 10 miles apart, these neighbors have distinct personalities (120 miles north of Des Moines).
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In the state's northeast corner, Decorah has deep Norwegian roots, a popular bike trail and some really good restaurants.
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If you’re heading to Lake Okoboji this summer, try to put one or more of these stops on your itinerary.
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Despite the name, the Quad Cities actually consists of five cities straddling the Iowa-Illinois border along the Mississippi River: Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, and Rock Island, Moline and East...
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German immigrants and the Mississippi River—flowing east to west here rather than its usual north to south—shaped Davenport (population: 101,000). Explore those forces in the heart of the Quad Cities...
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This former manufacturing town (population: 66,600) is a destination for history buffs. But families with youngsters will find plenty to fill a weekend, too. <div style='clear:both;'...
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Decorah lies in the Iowa's northeast corner and embraces its Norwegian roots with old-world touches.
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The University of Iowa anchors Iowa City, where an exciting cultural scene and eclectic dining options enliven a stay.

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