An Insider’s Guide to the Best of Iowa City

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The Best of Iowa City

An Insider’s Guide to enjoying Iowa City’s outdoor lifestyle in good company.

Bur Oak Land Trust

Bur Oak Land Trust is a nonprofit that’s working to ensure that natural areas around Johnson County stay that way for future generations.

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Summer of the Arts

Iowa City's Summer of Arts combines concerts, art fairs and free outdoor movies for a summer long celebration.

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Palisades-Kepler State Park

About half an hour north of Iowa City, Palisades-Kepler State Park is worth the drive whether you’re interested in a quick evening hike or a weekend filled with outdoor activities. The 840-acre state park along the Cedar River in Linn County features impressive ecological diversity, with huge river bluffs, deep...

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