25 Best Things to Do in Iowa

25 Best Things to Do in Iowa

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3 Popular Attractions In Iowa

  • Adventureland: Amusement park in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Iowa Facts:

    • Spirit Lake is the largest glacier-made lake in the state.
    • A bronze life-sized sculpture of a Norwegian immigrant family (circa 1860) is located on a six acre restored prairie site located at the east entry to Lake Mills on Highway 105.
    • Born Donnabelle Mullenger in Denison, Oscar Award-winning actress, Donna Reed, started her career at the young age of 16.
    • Iowa is the largest producer of pork, corn and eggs in the nation.
    Monthly normal high and low temperatures for various Iowa cities (°F)[91]
    City Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Davenport[92] 30/13 36/19 48/29 61/41 72/52 81/63 85/68 83/66 76/57 65/45 48/32 35/20
    Des Moines[93] 31/14 36/19 49/30 62/41 72/52 82/62 86/67 84/65 76/55 63/43 48/31 34/18
    Keokuk[94] 34/17 39/21 50/30 63/42 73/52 83/62 87/67 85/65 78/56 66/44 51/33 33/21
    Mason City[95] 24/6 29/12 41/23 57/35 69/46 79/57 82/61 80/58 73/49 60/37 43/25 28/11
    Sioux City[96] 31/10 35/15 47/26 62/37 73/49 82/59 86/63 83/63 76/51 63/38 46/25 32/13

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    Iowa's largest cities and their surrounding areas
    Recorded by the United States Census Bureau
    Rank City 2020 city population[104] 2010 city population[105] Change Metropolitan Statistical Area 2020 metro population[106] 2010 metro population 2020 metro change
    1 Des Moines 214,133 203,433 +5.26% Des Moines–West Des Moines 707,915 606,475 +16.73%
    2 Cedar Rapids 137,710 126,326 +9.01% Cedar Rapids 273,885 257,940 +6.18%
    3 Davenport 101,724 99,685 +2.05% Quad Cities 382,268 379,690 +0.68%
    4 Sioux City 85,797 82,684 +3.76% Sioux City 144,996 143,577 +0.99%
    5 Iowa City 74,828 67,862 +10.26% Iowa City 175,732 152,586 +15.17%
    6 West Des Moines 68,723 56,609 +21.40% Des Moines–West Des Moines
    7 Ankeny 67,887 45,582 +48.93% Des Moines–West Des Moines
    8 Waterloo 67,314 68,406 −1.60% Waterloo–Cedar Falls 168,314 167,819 +0.29%
    9 Ames 66,427 58,965 +12.65% Ames 124,514 115,848 +7.48%
    10 Council Bluffs 62,799 62,230 +0.91% Omaha–Council Bluffs 954,270 865,350 +10.28%
    11 Dubuque 59,667 57,637 +3.52% Dubuque 97,590 93,653 +4.20%
    12 Urbandale 45,580 39,463 +15.50% Des Moines–West Des Moines
    13 Marion 41,535 34,768 +19.46% Cedar Rapids
    14 Cedar Falls 40,713 39,260 +3.70% Waterloo–Cedar Falls
    15 Bettendorf 39,102 33,217 +17.72% Quad Cities

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    Iowa sports teams (attendance > 8,000)
    Team Location Avg. Attendance
    Iowa Hawkeyes football Iowa City 68,043
    Iowa State Cyclones football Ames 56,010
    Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball Ames 14,099
    Iowa Hawkeyes men's basketball Iowa City 12,869
    Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling Iowa City 12,568
    Iowa State Cyclones women's basketball Ames 9,573
    Northern Iowa Panthers football Cedar Falls 9,337

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    Head over to Iowa and enjoy a fun and memorable vacation with everyone.

    From museums to beautiful bridges filled with history and fun facts, your stroll down the streets will never be boring. Don't forget to check out the historical sites and houses too.

    Visiting the city soon? Get your list ready when you watch this video of the best things to do in Iowa.

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    3 thoughts on “25 Best Things to Do in Iowa

    1. Yawn… boredom bad food bad weather ugly architecture no color no beaches state tax since I've moved here I've packed on 30 lbs I drink like a fish and depressed all the time moving back to Florida soon

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