One of the top ways to get a deeper understanding of a place is to learn about its history. You'll discover a few of the area's stories when you visit Government Bridge.
It awaits you in Quad Cities, 160 miles (257 kilometers) from the state capital, Des Moines.
If glamorous facilities and services aren't your style, have a look at some of the less expensive solutions available. The Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Quad Cities and the Quality Inn And Suites are recommended.
If you're the kind of traveler who does a large amount of your sightseeing from behind a cafe table, you've come to the right place. Within a short stroll, Panini & Friends has got all the drinks and snacks you need. An ideal choice if you're searching for a more serious dining experience is Rubys Beers, Bikes, Brats. Again, you needn't walk too far to get there. It's the ideal time to get a nightcap when dusk starts creeping in. Enquire about a locally-made beer or wine at Dam View, only five minutes by foot.