Next stop, Iowa! In Iowa you can enjoy all that nature has to offer and explore big cities where you will be greeted with small town hospitality.
First stop on your Iowa vacation, visit one of the many state parks, where you can bring the family camping or rent an RV. Kayak, canoe or rent a motorboat to cruise down the Missouri or Mississippi River. Love the great outdoors? Take a hike or bike the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail or Trout Run Trail. During your Iowa vacation, check out the Effigy Mounds, preserved animal shaped mounds left behind by Native Americans and a truly unique artifact of Native American culture. Finally, no nature lovers vacation would be complete without a trip to the Iowa Arboretum, where over 378 acres of flowering plants bloom year round.
After you've explored the natural wonders found in Iowa State, head to the capitol cit of Des Moines. Dine at one of the many ethnic restaurants downtown and catch a live jazz or blues concert after dark. In August the Des Moines fairgrounds come alive with the State's largest fair. Enjoy great art, livestock, farm stands, entertainment, food, and gifts at this statewide attraction!
There is much to see and do in Iowa and you will find that a vacation to this prairie state is truly unforgettable. Check out what RealAdventures has to offer in Iowa and let us help to plan your Iowa vacation today!