Iowa Glamping

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Iowa glamping:
What you need to know

Why Choose Glamping in Iowa?

Found between the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers, and bordered by Wisconsin, Illinois, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Minnesota, Iowa is the 26th most extensive state in the United States. Its capital and largest city is Des Moines, a major center for the insurance industry. and ranked as the “Wealthiest City in America” in 2014. 

The Loess Hills are the tallest hills of their kind in North America and are home to the Waubonsie State Park where visitors will find numerous hiking paths and excellent landscapes. Visit the Swinging Bridge in Columbus Junction which offers a 262-foot-long walk above the forest, and the Kate Shelley Bridge -  once the highest and longest double-track railroad in the world. 

There are more than enough things to do and see in Iowa, making it an excellent destination for a range of travelers. What’s more, with glamping accommodations such as domes, tipis, nature lodges, cabins, cottages and more, you’re sure to appreciate a relaxing break in this beautiful state.

Top Things to Do in Iowa

Iowa exhibits three major habitats: wetlands, prairie, and woodlands. Discover various species of vegetation, such as ash, hickory and elm trees at the Jester Park Nature Center, which is also home to elk and bison. Marvel over the state’s flower, the wild rose, as it blooms throughout Iowa’s prairies during the summer, and observe eagles and hawks soaring in the skies from September to December at the Hitchcock Nature Center.

There are also plenty of other exciting places to visit in Iowa as the state has been the setting for several films. The Bridges of Madison County and The Field of Dreams were filmed here and provide great tourist attractions. 

One of the state’s most famous sightseeing spots is the Amana Colonies, seven historic villages founded by German immigrants. You can also explore Dubuque, a renowned landmark that includes American Indian archaeological sites. 

With so much to see and do in Iowa, you’ll find yourself needing more time just to experience it all!

When is the Best Time to Visit Iowa?

Iowa belongs to the humid continental zone and presents hot summers, cold winters, and wet springs, with fall being the most pleasant season to visit. 

Temperatures vary widely during the year. In the summer, daytime highs average at 90°F, while daytime winter temperatures drop to around 15°F. The humid summers bring heavy rainfall and some light snowfall occurs during winter in Iowa.

There are things to do and see in Iowa throughout the year, making it an excellent choice for varying vacation itineraries. Plus, the range of fantastic glamping rentals here provides a cozy place to stay no matter the weather!

Is there glamping in Iowa with hot tubs?

For those looking to add a little luxury to their glamping break in Iowa, there are plenty of accommodations here that also offer added amenities such as hot tubs. These provide the perfect place to relax and unwind after exploring the state. We recommend using our search filter to browse the glamping collection and find the best spot for you!

Where is the best place to go glamping in Iowa?

There are plenty of incredible places to go glamping in Iowa, making it difficult to pick just one. However, for those planning a getaway here, we recommend checking out areas such as Des Moines, Ames and Iowa Falls. Here you will find a great selection of glamping rentals, providing the ideal place to stay for days exploring all that this wonderful place has to offer

Can I take my dog glamping in Iowa?

If you’re planning to visit Iowa with your four-legged friend, you’re in luck! You will find a great selection of glamping rentals here that are also pet-friendly. These allow you to stay in complete comfort, without having to leave your canine companion behind!