Best time to visit Iowa

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2 THINGS TO DO IN IOWA (OCTOBER 21 - OCTOBER 31)

Iowa Fall Colors

Iowa Fall Colors

October • nature

Warm days and cool nights, very few insects, and the vibrant autumn colors make the fall season one of the best times in Iowa

Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption

Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption

all year round • activity

A massive religious shrine built by a priest contains thousands of rare stones and minerals and is considered the largest humanmade grotto in the world

6 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Country Thunder Iowa Music Festival

Country Thunder Iowa Music Festival

September 04–06, 2020 • event

Iowa's most well-known country music festival promises a weekend packed with country concerts

National Balloon Classic

National Balloon Classic

July 30–August 07, 2021 • event

The premier ballooning festival in Iowa held since the 1970s

Iowa State Fair

Iowa State Fair

August 12–22, 2021 • event

Feel the spirit of the Midwest, at one of the largest and best-known state fairs in the USA

University of Okoboji Winter Games

University of Okoboji Winter Games

January 28–31, 2021 • event

Winter festival with lots of fun games, fireworks, and a polar plunge in Okoboji, Iowa

Snake Alley Criterium

Snake Alley Criterium

May 28–31, 2021 • event

Burlington, Iowa, hosts one of the most challenging races on one of the most crooked streets in the world

Beaverdale Fall Festival

Beaverdale Fall Festival

September 17–18, 2021 • event

One of the most popular community festivals in Des Moines, Iowa

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