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. On the eastern side of Iowa lies a fun college town with an artsy vibe. Cultural experiences here include exploring the university's art and natural history museums as well as a charming literary walk. Visitors can enjoy great restaurants, resorts, and more.
Take Iowa and Illinois into your own hands, travelling between these charming cities with a Rental Car. Start this trip in The Hawkeye State, spending pleasant moments in Des Moines (well known for the State Capitol, the Science Center of Iowa, John and Mary Papp Sculpture Park and other tourist attractions) and Iowa City (home to the Old Capitol building). After that, drive to The Prairie State, and ends this trip, visiting The Quad Cities (the complex of cities at the Iowa-Illinois border, on the Mississippi River; like Davenport, Bettendorf, Rock Island, Moline, and East Moline). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.411175 Des_Moines_-_Iowa_City_-_Quad_Cities_(Self_Drive)-vac In-stock
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Des Moines - Iowa City: 1 hrs 44 mins. approx.