Spring/Summer Iowa Travel Guide Now Available

March 1, 2022

March 1, 2022 (Des Moines) — The spring/summer edition of the Iowa Travel Guide is now available to inspire travelers who want to plan their Iowa road trip. The free 140-page guide can be ordered online at traveliowa.com, by phone at 800.345.IOWA or picked up at any of Iowa’s 14 Welcome Centers. An online version is also available.

The guide showcases Iowa's authentic and unexpected destinations, animal adventures, distilleries, historic theaters, water trails, what's new in 2022 and road trips. Campgrounds and cabin listings are also included. The guide’s cover features Wildcat Den State Park near Muscatine.

“All signs are positive for a great spring/summer travel season,” said Amy Zeigler, state tourism manager for the Iowa Tourism Office. “A recent study from Longwoods International showed 90% of American travelers plan to travel in the next six months. According to Arrivalist’s Daily Travel Index, road trips are up in Iowa nearly 15% comparing 2022 to 2019. In fact, between January 19 and February 16, Iowa had the second-highest road trip recovery rate in the country.”

The Iowa Tourism Office, part of the Iowa Economic Development Authority, works closely with community partners, attractions and events, to promote the state’s beautifully vast scenery and unique history. Tourism in Iowa generated $1.5 billion in tax revenues in 2020, with more than $860 million supporting state and local governments, while employing a total of 60,218 people statewide. For more information on everything Iowa has to offer tourists, visit traveliowa.com.

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Note to Editors: The cover is available for download