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Iowa Affordable Getaways

Iowa is a state that can impress on the slimmest of budgets. You can find cheap romantic travel deals in Iowa if you know where to look. One option is to consider what free special public events are going on in towns and cities like Spirit Lake, Waukon, West des Moines, Iowa City and across Iowa. Another travel deal is to remember that Iowa's natural beauty is always available to inspire awe for little or nothing. Here are some great ideas for an affordable romantic getaway in the beautiful state of Iowa.

Affordable Romantic Getaways in Iowa State & National Parks

Make a IA park your getaway destination and enjoy some greenery while saving some green! Iowa is home to dozens of Iowa State & National Parks that offer visitors stunning views and fun activities, all for nothing or perhaps a nominal park fee. Visit places like Gull Point State Park, Effigy Mounds National Park, Loess Hills State Forest or Lake Macbride State Park. Bring a tent and sleeping bags, pack some marshmallows, and prepare to have an inexpensive, cheap romantic getaway, Mother Nature style!

Iowa Parks

Effigy Mounds National Park
Pine Lake State Park
Gull Point State Park
Lost Island Lake State Park

Lake Macbride State Park
Elk Rock State Park

Rathburn State Wildlife Area
Prairie Rose State Park

Stephens State Forest

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Local Events & Festivals

Events & Romantic Things To Do in Iowa

Get local papers or go online to find cheap or even free Iowa festivals and events in any city or town. There's opportunities to hear music, see art, or even sample cuisine all for little or nothing out of pocket! Events such as Rockin' in Summer in Sioux City in June, Humboldt Arts Festival in June, Waterloo ArtiGras in March, or America's River Festival in Dubuque in June are generally free to the public, or perhaps charge a small fee. Plan your next romantic Iowa getaway around one of these excellent events!


Entertaining Events and Happenings In Iowa
Color the Wind Kite Festival in Clear Lake in February
Waterloo ArtiGras in March
America's River Festival in Dubuque in June
Big Four Fair in Nashua in September

Algona Frostbite Olympics in February
Rockin' in Summer in Sioux City in June
Humboldt Arts Festival in June
Black Hawk Lake Pelican Fest in April

Davenport Festival of Trees in December
Mount Vernon Winter Farmers Market in September - April
Art on the Square in Oskaloosa in June
Montrose Annula Watermelon Festival in August

Des Moines Mardi Gras in February
Red Oak Junction Days in June
Annual Creston/SW Iowa Hot Air Balloon Days in September
Afton Arts and Crafts Extravaganza in December

For additional Iowa affordable romantic travel information including other attractions and popular events, you can contact the Iowa Tourism Office at 200 East Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA 50309 Telephone: 888-472-6035 or 515-242-4705.

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