Iowa has a pretty expansive art scene—one which is often celebrated best through local murals and public art displays. Regardless of what city you’re in, you’re bound to find an artsy wall mural or display that you can connect to. Here are some of Iowa’s best murals to visit and snap a pic in front of—for Instagram, of course.
Whether you are looking to experience German heritage or celebrating the beginning of fall with some cold beers and ciders, we have you covered with a list of the best festivals in Iowa for Oktoberfest.
Sept. 20 marks National Pepperoni Pizza Day! In order to celebrate the top dog of all pizza toppings, here are five Cedar Rapids-based favorites for pepperoni ‘za.
Coach’s Corner is one of the most popular sports bars in Iowa City, most known for its wings but also serving up a vast menu including burgers, sandwiches and wraps. Plus, Coach’s Corner is conveniently only two miles from Kinnick Stadium.
Tap into Iowa’s thriving beer and spirits scene by visiting any number of Des Moines’ top breweries. With unique ales and an extensive selection of craft beer offerings, anyone can indulge in an authentic taste of the state. Here are some of the very best Des Moines breweries.
After its building sat empty for a number of years, The Phoenix in Downtown Davenport opened in 2009 because the owners wanted to revive the downtown area. It is an upscale restaurant that features a robust menu of gourmet dishes and is within walking distance of many bars, hotels and live music.
The Current Iowa is a Marriott-branded hotel located in the heart of Downtown Davenport. This contemporary AAA Four-Diamond hotel has many meeting and social spaces available to guests and is perfect for visitors traveling from afar or locals who want a staycation.
Ashley Flury is the manager of Coach’s Corner, a sports bar and restaurant in Iowa City. Coach’s Corner serves as the local gathering spot to enjoy just about any sporting event and is also a supporter of nearby high school and University of Iowa athletics.
Known for its cheese curds and Blue Bunny ice cream, Iowa boasts some of the largest dairy farms across the states–most of which offer family-friendly private tours to give locals an exclusive look into farm life, dairy production and the animals behind it.
Located at The Current Iowa hotel in Davenport, UP Skybar is a rooftop bar that serves upscale cocktails, frozen libations, beer, wine and even a few sips that are served as an adult version of a juice pouch. Besides the cocktail selection, UP Skybar also serves shareables that you can enjoy with someone or make it a meal for yourself.