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University of Iowa
University of Iowa
This Big 10 school's 1,900 acres are centered in downtown Iowa City.
Attraction type: Educational sites
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Devonian Fossil Gorge
Devonian Fossil Gorge
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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Old Capitol Museum
Old Capitol Museum
This was the seat of government when Iowa City was the state capital.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; History Museums
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Terry Trueblood Recreational Area
Terry Trueblood Recreational Area
Attraction type: Parks; Biking Trails; Hiking Trails; Bodies of Water; Other Nature & Parks
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Museum of Natural History
Museum of Natural History
Owner description: Explore our world at the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History- Iowa’s gateway to the global environment for over 150 years. Walk through 500 million years of our natural... more Owner description: Explore our world at the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History- Iowa’s gateway to the global environment for over 150 years. Walk through 500 million years of our natural and cultural heritage, culminating in the landscape we see today and how it affects the story of agriculture. Discover the adaptation and diversity of birds and mammals around the planet. less
Attraction type: Natural History Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Basta
Basta
Ranked #1 of 263 Restaurants in Iowa City
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pullman Bar & Diner
Pullman Bar & Diner
Ranked #2 of 263 Restaurants in Iowa City
Price: $5 - $29
Cuisines: American, Bar
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Jimmy Jack’s East Side
Jimmy Jack’s East Side
Ranked #3 of 263 Restaurants in Iowa City
Price: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Her Soup Kitchen
Her Soup Kitchen
Ranked #4 of 263 Restaurants in Iowa City
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Soups
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Wig and Pen Pizza Pub
Wig and Pen Pizza Pub
Ranked #5 of 263 Restaurants in Iowa City
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Italian
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Sleep Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
Sleep Inn & Suites
$75 - $145
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in North Liberty
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Sleep Inn & Suites Mount Vernon
2.5 of 5
Sleep Inn & Suites Mount Vernon
$85 - $132
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Mount Vernon
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Dutch Country Inn
2.0 of 5
Dutch Country Inn
$60
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Kalona
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area
$127 - $225
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Iowa City
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The Burford House Inn
The Burford House Inn
$98 - $166
Ranked #3 of 7 Iowa City B&B and Inns
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Hilton Garden Inn Iowa City Downtown University
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Iowa City Downtown University
$120 - $472
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Iowa City
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.