About the Area

The University of Iowa and UI Hospitals and Clinics are major hubs of the Eastern Iowa Corridor that includes Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and many smaller cities and towns. The area is nationally known for its quality of life, outstanding schools, affordable housing, access to world-class health care at UI Hospitals and Clinics, and a huge range of cultural, arts, sports and recreational opportunities.

Where to Stay, Where to Eat, How to Get Around

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    Lodging Information

    Your lodging options include on-site accommodations as well as many choices within a five-minute drive.

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    Dining Information

    In addition to on-campus choices for first-rate dining, you'll find plenty of great options in the area.

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    Public Transportation

    Shuttle services, buses and taxicabs make it convenient and easy to get here and to get around.

Schools, Places of Worship, Housing

Our schools, places of worship, and multiple options for housing are major reasons why we appear routinely in many national quality of life rankings.

  • Schools

    Iowa takes great pride in its K-12 schools and ours are among the best in the state.

  • Places of Worship

    Like our population, our opportunities for worship are very diverse.

  • Housing

    From urban living to the small-town lifestyle, there are many housing options available in the area.

Places to Go, Things to Do

From opera to bluegrass, museums to festivals, Broadway to community theatre, the University of Iowa and all of Eastern Iowa offer a wide range of places to go and things to do.