Iowa has an area of 145,743 sq km and a population of nearly 3 million people. The capital city is Des Moines.
Iowa is located in the mid-western region of the USA. It is neighboured in the north by Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, in the south by Missouri, in the west by Nebraska and in the east by Illinois and the Mississippi River. The topography of the land is characterised by rolling plains and low rugged hills with natural lakes.
This is my third time in Davenport, music fans cannot miss the several annual music festivals which annualy take place, including the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, The Mississippi Valley Fair, and the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival. Also to mention a fun and internationally known (11 km) foot race called the Bix 7 is run during the festival. Davenport has 27 parks and over 19 km of recreational paths for biking or walking. It is a small city inhabitants are very welcoming and friendly, making Davenport one of the most livable small-city places. Its weather is pretty humid and continental. Flooding, however, is often a problem in Davenport due to the lack of a flood wall. Many sites to visit and has many points of interest including the Davenport Public Library, Figge Art...
LeMars is a small town, with small town accommodations. There are several high quality restaurants, a small theater, and a wealth of community/volunteer entertainment options. Don't expect big name shops or retail centers. Regional transport and taxi service is available, but don't expect regular bus stops.