Today’s Iowa region is a little longer as we move further south into the state. This region contains the city of Council Bluffs, which is just across the river from Omaha, Nebraska, so it has a bit more to offer!
- Albert the Bull: Come see the World’s Largest Bull!
- John James Audubon Plaza and Birdwalk: Beautiful plaza area with tile murals.
- Whiterock Conservancy: Lots of hiking trails available in this river valley.
- Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge: Pedestrian bridge that crosses the Missouri River and connects Council Bluffs to Omaha, NE.
- Kanesville Tabernacle and Visitor Center: This was a hastily constructed log building created for the event of reorganizing the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
- Lewis and Clark Monument and Scenic Overlooks: Offers great views of Big Lake Park.
- Union Pacific Railroad Museum: Interactive museum about the history of the railroad.
- Western Historic Trails Center: Explores the area’s pioneer history.
- Danish Windmill and Welcome Center: America’s only authentic working Danish windmill.
- Little Mermaid Sculpture Garden: Replica of the Little Mermaid stature found in Denmark.
- Museum of Danish America: Celebrates those with Danish roots who came to live the “American dream.”
- Hitchcock Nature Center: Prairie Refuge featuring 10 miles of trails.
- Loess Hills Lavender Farm: Visit a lavender farm with gift shop.
- Watson Steam Train: Take a ride on this miniature train.
- Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, Keelboat and LMC Watercraft Displays: Features replicas of many watercraft used by the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
All attractions found in the Travel Iowa vacation guide.