IOWA’S Loess Hills & Beyond Southwest Iowa

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The renowned Loess Hills are as breathtaking as they are unexpected – it’s the only place in the western hemisphere you can see these amazing landforms. Embark on a hiking or biking trip surrounded by a sea of rolling hills and billowing prairie grasses. Explore charming small towns and agricultural attractions. Visit Council Bluffs, home to railroad history. 

The Loess Hills & Beyond Area is best known for:

Interstates and Highways


OMA Omaha International Airport

Hours Away From:

Omaha, 1 hour away
Kansas City, 4 hours away
Sioux Falls, 2.25 hours away
Lincoln, 1.75 hours away

See Iowa from a Whole New Perspective

Whether you're seeking rest and relaxation, outdoor exploration or family adventures, the opportunities are endless.