Iowa is one of the best places to visit at New Year’s Eve 2017. The parties in the state involve New Year ball drop, to countdown shout outs, to fireworks and much more. If you want to enjoy your New Year Eve in America’s Heartland, book your tickets for Iowa.
Introduction to Iowa
Iowa is located in Midwest of United States. This region is sometimes called as American Heartland. The state is surrounded on east by Mississippi river, on west by Missouri river and Big Sioux River, making it the only US state having eastern and western borders forming only by rivers. State of Wisconsin and Illinois border it on east, Missouri on south, Nebraska and South Dakota on west and Minnesota on north. It is 26th most extensive and 30th most populous state. Des Moines, the largest city of state is also the capital. Iowa has been designated as one of safest states in US to live.
The state is known for its humid continental climate experiencing both temperature extremes (hot and cold) in summers and winters respectively. Tourists are attracted towards the city because of existence of many breath taking places which include Iowa State Fair, Adventure land. Blank Park Zoo, Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens, Des Moines Art Centre, Iowa State Capitol, Living History Farms, Lost Island Water Park, Field of Dreams, Pikes Peak State Park, Prairie Meadows race track, Principal park, Grotto of the Redemption, Englert Theatre, Snake Alley, Grout Museum, West Okoboji lake, Ledges State Park and Coralville lake.
Ball drop, countdown, firework parties
Iowa offers a wide variety of parties on New Year Eve. Des Moines city celebrates New Year Eve by throwing a musical concert in Des Moines Symphony. Guide One Imagine Eve is a New Year event celebrated for children. The event is known for balloon artists, bounce houses, carnival games, crafts and clowns. This event ends with colorful and spectacular fireworks enlightening the sky.
First Night event is celebrated in Iowa to welcome the New Year. The event includes crafts, games, and musical concerts and for children the event hosts crafts for kid, live music and food vendors. This event also ends with a display if stunning firework display.
Accommodations for NYE
Iowa hosts a large number of tourists in many of its hotels and resorts. Some of the highly comfortable and affordable places include Hampton Inn Iowa City/ University Area, hotelVetro: studio suites & convention centre, Sheraton Iowa City Hotel, Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Centre, Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown, Double Tree by Hilton Des Moines Airport, Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown and Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown.