Expect the unexpected in the area home to some of Iowa’s leading events like the Iowa State Fair, Pella Tulip Time and Iowa State University games. Enjoy the urban culture of Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines. Or wander through beautiful countryside brought to life with historic covered bridges, award-winning wineries and thousands of miles of bike trails.
Capital Country is best known for:
- The High Trestle Trail Bridge - one of the largest bike trail bridges in the world.
- The famed Bridges of Madison County in and around Winterset.
- Racing! The Iowa Speedway, Knoxville Raceway and Boone Super Nationals all make their home here.
- And, of course, the historic State Capitol Building in Des Moines.
Interstates and Highways
Hours Away From:
Minneapolis, 4 hours away