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Welcome to the Hawkeye State

Cities in Iowa

What to See and do in the State

Iowa State Fair

Events & Festivals

Hawkeye State Games

An absolute sporting highlight is the annual IndyCar race at the Iowa Speedway in Newton. The spectacular races on the 7/8-mile oval track are among the most exciting of the entire season, with fans loving the competitive racing and the event’s lively atmosphere.

The Best Time to Visit

Want to know what’s the best thing about Iowa? The state is a perfect year-round travel destination. Without a doubt, summer is the season when most people get lost here. The warm weather is just perfect to experience the numerous festivals and outdoor activities.

Spring awaits with indescribably beautiful nature. If you like to be outdoors, for example on long hiking tours, then you will get your money’s worth at this time of year. From the first blooming wildflowers to the luscious green landscapes – there is something for outdoor enthusiasts to experience here.

A visit to Hawkeye State is also worthwhile in the fall months. The mild temperatures and the beautiful autumn foliage invite you to go on long hikes and outdoor activities.

The winters, on the other hand, can be very cold, but are ideal for numerous snow activities. It’s the perfect time to hit the slopes for skiing and snowboarding.

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