Find Tourist Places in Iowa

Once part of the French Louisiana, Iowa has a lot of French influence in its culture and it is quite evident in its state flag. The Hawkeye State’s economy used to focus a lot on agriculture but in the modern times, had started to shift in information technology, financial services, biotechnology and processing. Iowa’s tourism industry has also been growing over the years. Its capital, Des Moines, receives about 2.9 million visitors every year. The Iowa State Fair held for 11 days starting from the second Thursday of August in Des Moines is among the largest state fair in the US. In 2015, it was able to draw more than 1.1 million visitors. Other places to visit in the state include the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, Field of Dreams, Capitol Building, Pikes Peak State Park, Grotto of the Redemption, Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and Eagle Point Park, among many others.

There are over 300 tourist attractions in Iowa. This is 1% of all tourist attractions listed in the USA. Top cities in Iowa with popular tourist destinations are Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Altoona, Amana and Maquoketa. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also landmarks listed in Iowa. You may find a list of all categories of Iowa attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Iowa of that type.

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