If you are a fan of anything historic or simply love to learn new things, don't miss a trip to Iowa City. Formerly Iowa State's capital city, the evidence of its former glory can still be seen until now. Iowa State, located in Midwestern US is considered the heartland of US. It is surrounded by Wisconsin, Nebraska, Missouri and other states. With various options of Iowa holiday lettings around, finding one that suits your budget for a long stay to cover as many places as you desire is not a problem. Named the "City of Literature", Iowa City has much to offer those who wish to enjoy a learning holiday while staying at one of the lovely Iowa holiday homes.
Great Places That Are Worth a Visit
From your Holiday rentals Iowa, make a trip to Old Capitol building, which was designed by John F. Ragne and marked as one of the US National Historic Landmarks. Another historic building is Plum Grove, the former residence of Iowa's very first governor. For a lovely scenic walk not to mention historic campus, there is the University of Iowa. Within the university's campus, there is the Museum of Natural History.
The museum has a vast collection of bird specimens, Native American artefacts and mammal specimens. Covering the entire museum in a day might not be possible. From your Holiday rentals Iowa, you can visit the museum whenever you want; entrance is free of charge. Take delight in Frank Russell's Inuit collection, Mammal Hall, Iowa's ecological, geological and cultural journey over 500 million years at the museum.
You can also see the most recent finding of ground sloth specimen, Paramylodon in Iowa. If you were to stay longer at one of the Iowa holiday lettings, you can visit Davenport Skybridge, Figge Art Museum and River Music Experience, all located towards east of Iowa city. From the skybridge's observation deck, the beauty of Mississippi River is like a feast for the eyes. If you were to stay longer at one of the Iowa holiday homes, make it a point to visit Des Moines, located on the western side of Iowa City. Iowa State Capitol building with its 23 karat gold dome is here.