This page is devoted to some of the biggest and best that Iowa has to offer. However, this list is far from complete. If you have any suggestions, please leave me a message so we can include it in this list!
State Fair - Info - Photos - Allegedly the best state fair in the country (or at least tied for first), the Iowa State Fair is known for it’s plentiful variety of foods-on-sticks, it’s phenomenal grandstand shows, and it’s outstanding arts/culture, cattle, and 4-H exhibitions.
RAGBRAI - The famous bike race across Iowa - from river to river!
Mississipi Valley Fair - the largest regional fair in the state, possibly in the Midwest, bringing in some of the top country and rock performers to it’s Grandstand every year.
Port of Dubuque/National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium - A more recent addition to the Iowa landscape, the revitalized Port of Dubuque now has so much to offer, including the amazing River Museum, which is part of the Smithsonian Institution’s national network of great American Museums!
Figge Art Museum - Housing some of the best art in Iowa, the Figge Art Museum is part of Downtown Davenport’s riverfront revitalization!
Science Center of Iowa - Located in Des Moines, the Science Center of Iowa offers some of the best interactive and educational experience for both children and adults!