Welcome to the Unesco City of Literature! This art-centric community boasts intriguing history, modern attractions and great family destinations. Stop by the Old Capitol Museum to learn everything Iowa history. Admire natural and cultural worlds at the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History. Gaze at stunning works of art from around the world and Iowa at the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art.
For a unique Iowa City experience, catch a show at The Englert Theatre, located in the heart of downtown. Shop for one-of-a-kind, handcrafted jewelry at Glassando.
Outdoor Adventures & Exciting Eateries
Pack your bike, skates or walking shoes and hop on the Iowa River Corridor Trail, which weaves throughout the Iowa City metro area. For water enthusiasts, enjoy a peaceful escape on the Iowa River Water Trail.
Choose from the endless list of Iowa City eateries to refuel for your next adventure. Sit down to a luxurious steak meal at The Iowa Chop House, try the infamous falafels and hummes from Oasis Falafel, combine delicious dishes with savory brews at Big Grove Brewery or enjoy some of the best pizza around at A & A Pagliai's.Community Highlights
Iowa City is a center for art, culture, education and recreation. It boasts a vibrant, bike- and pedestrian-friendly downtown with many bars, restaurants, boutique shops and a legendary independent bookstore. Home to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, it is ranked #4 as one of the "Coolest Cities in America." #ThinkIowaCity
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