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Price and Availability Index in Iowa
Vacation Rental Price Information in Iowa
The graph shows average prices of rental prices in Iowa for the next twelve months. Iowa is more expensive in August (8/24 - 8/31), where prices are on average $203 a night. Opt for a getaway in February (2/1 - 2/8) for optimal savings when heading to Iowa.
Rental Availability Information in Iowa
Check out the graph above to find out how many accommodations are available in Iowa(in %). The week with the highest booking rate in the next 12 months is in July (7/20 - 7/27), where 29% of the vacation rentals are booked. Conversely, it is in April (4/27 - 5/4) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.
Enjoy a taste of local culture with Iowa vacation rentals
Located in the Midwestern United States, Iowa is a great state for vacationing. It's also a top spot for water lovers, as it is located between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. You can enjoy several outdoor activities in Iowa, such as boating, camping, hiking, canoeing, and sailing. Some of the most popular hiking trails include the Great River Road and the Lewis and Clark Trail.
When you are searching for accommodation in Iowa, consider taking a cozy vacation home. There are various different types of vacation rentals in Iowa, from log cabins and bungalows to luxury condos and even houseboats. Vacation homes are available in different sizes, ranging from lodgings fit for solo travelers right up to five-bedroom bungalows for the entire family.
Iconic dishes of Iowa
No other US state does pork tenderloin like Iowa – crispy yet juicy. The pork cutlet is breaded to perfection, deep fried, then usually served as a sandwich. Try this dish at Belmond Drive-In, winner of the 2015 Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin contest held by the Iowa Pork Producers’ Association.
Scotcharoos are classic Iowa dessert bars made from Rice Krispies, peanut butter, butterscotch, and chocolate. Another refreshing sweet dish from Iowa is rhubarb pie, which is typically made from rhubarbs fresh from the garden. Visit the Ox Yoke Inn in Amana and enjoy a delicious slice of their traditional German rhubarb streusel pie.
Historical landmarks in Iowa
A two-room cottage in West Branch was the birthplace of 31st US President Herbert Hoover. This cottage, along with buildings on Downey Street and Poplar Street, comprise the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. At the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, you can learn more about the man and his presidency.
The Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend is a collection of nine grottos that depict scenes from the life of Jesus. Considered to be the largest grotto in the world, this shrine also has a museum on the premises which is home to a huge collection of semiprecious and precious stones from all over the world.
Amusement parks for kids in Iowa
Lost Island Waterpark is located near Waterloo and surrounds a Polynesian village. This waterpark has a jungle theme and some of its highlights include miniature golf, water rides, a wave pool, tree houses, and tube rides.
Adventureland Park is a must-see amusement park in Altoona, home to both dry and water rides. Different parts of this massive park are decorated in different themes. For example, the Main Street gives you a glimpse of Iowa in the late 19th century.
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