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Address: Iowa City, IA
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This Big 10 school's 1,900 acres are centered in downtown Iowa City.

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awesome campus

wonderful big ten campus with a small town feel. Love it in Iowa City. Great sports facility and plenty of shopping and restuarants to choose from. nice college town

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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Sheridan, Illinois
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Sheridan, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

wonderful big ten campus with a small town feel. Love it in Iowa City. Great sports facility and plenty of shopping and restuarants to choose from. nice college town

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Chicago, Illinois
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129 reviews 129 reviews
55 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I attended this university from 2010-2014. I think it's a fairly picturesque university, with interesting buildings. The university is in downtown Iowa City, so there is plenty to do there (shopping and food), also, you can definitely catch a sporting event, of course while it's still in season.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Attractive campus, very pedestrian friendly. For a visit, see the old Capitol. A spectacular old structure, and very impressive inside. A nice piece of history. The campus is not as attractive as say Duke or Univ of Washington or some others, but still has a charm all its own.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The campus was very nice. A bit icy on some of the sidewalks. Nice central area on campus. Visited Education area on campus and staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Iowa
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278 reviews 278 reviews
96 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Take a walk, admire the varying architecture, many kinds of trees and art. Stroll down to the river and follow the sidewalk up to a bridge and over the river and come back. If you need anything, just look around like you are lost for a minute and someone will help you.

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Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The university is located in downtown Iowa City, and the campus is beautiful. You can see the Old Capitol with its gold dome, and it's always fun to go to a Hawkeye football game. There are tons of great restaurants and local shops nearby.

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São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The university covers most of downtown area. It is a nice place to visit. It has the old capital mall, Museum of Natural History and the Old Capitol which is the postcard of the city.

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Naperville, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If in Iowa City. take some time to explore and discover the University of Iowa. The campus is an easy, but beautiful walk. You can tour the campus; visit the museum; and take in dinner in Iowa City which is adjacent to the university.

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I went there, now my son attends the University and is having the same wonderful experiences that I did. Great education and community!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Great university, beautiful campus, incredibly nice people. Grab lunch at Shorts on Clinton Street and definitely take a stroll through the Pedestrian Mall

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