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Now & Later - December 2014
December 2014 Story Starters
December 19, 2014
John Deere Waterloo Tractor & Engine Museum grand opening, holiday shopping on Iowa's main streets, Living History Farm's 45th anniversary.
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Now & Later - November 2014
November 2014 Story Starters
December 19, 2014
State Park cabin rentals, holiday sweets, a new Carnegie Art Museum and the grand opening of the John Wayne Birthplace Museum.
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Historic Hotels
Historic Hotels
September 2, 2013
They’ve hosted presidents, celebrities, weddings and thousands of travelers for generations. They grace their communities with stunning architecture, outstanding food and entertainment. They are Iowa’s historic hotels.
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Great River Road
Great River Road: A 3-Day Road Trip 75 Years in the Making
September 2, 2013
In honor of the Great River Road’s 75th anniversary, we’ve compiled a three-day itinerary complete with charming river towns, breathtaking beauty and unforgettable memories. Whether visitors see every sight along the way or choose a few of their favorites, one thing’s for sure – the Great River Road that follows Iowa’s eastern border was made for remarkable road trips.
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As Eaten on TV
As Eaten on TV
July 1, 2013
Food programming is one of the fastest-growing segments of reality TV. It’s no wonder producers of these programs flock to Iowa, a place known globally for feeding the world. Here are restaurants that have earned coverage on some of the nation’s leading food programs.
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Baseball in Iowa
Baseball Fantasies Come to Life in Iowa
June 1, 2013
You may not recognize all the players’ names, but you’ll never forget the experience of taking the family to a minor league ballpark in Iowa.
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Iowa Craft Brews
Iowa Craft Brews
May 13, 2013
Iowa has long been known as the place to go to get great food. More recently, Iowa also has become one of the nation’s hot spots for beer. It’s home to a craft brewing industry that has more than doubled in recent years. Fifteen microbreweries have opened in Iowa since early 2012 and brewers expect the growth to accelerate.
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Iowa Tourism Office
Iowa Economic Development Authority
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