Iowa City is in eastern Iowa. The Old Capitol Building, the state's first capitol, now houses a museum of local history. The adjacent University of Iowa Museum of Natural History features prehistoric stone tools and taxidermy. By the Iowa River, City Park has ponds and sports facilities. East, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum displays objects and photos tracing the life of the 31st U.S. president.
Des Moines - Iowa City: 1 hr. 45 mins. approx.
Iowa City - Quad Cities Area: 1 hr. approx.
Des Moines - Iowa City: 1 hrs 44 mins. approx.