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West Des Moines: What started as an active railroad community in the 1850s has emerged to become one of the fastest growing cities in Iowa.
Iowa is centrally located in the heart of North America, a welcoming place to stop and visit. With the Missouri River to the west and the Mississippi to the east, Iowa is the only state bordered by two navigable rivers. Iowa's four distinct seasons provide a wide range of temperature variation through the year - a perfect place to celebrate summertime sunshine and winter wonders! Producing food, fuel, clothing and medicine for the world, agriculture is a leading industry in Iowa, a state with more than 97,000 farms. One Iowa farm family grows enough food and fiber to feed 279 people, one-fourth of whom live overseas.
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Estimated 1.1 Million Attend 2008 Iowa State Fair Fair Expected to Break Attendance Record Based on attendance estimates, the 2008 Iowa State Fair boasts the largest crowds in the Fair’s 154-year history. This year’s estimated attendance is 1,109,150, surpassing the previous record of 1,053,978 set in 2004. This is the seventh year in a row the Fair’s attendance has exceeded one million.
Midwest travel is at its vacation best in Iowa, America's welcome center! Iowa sightseeing ranges from historic frontier forts to culturally rich cities, from authentic American farms to Old World charm in places such as Pella and the Amana Colonies to world-famous movie sites, including Field of Dreams and The Bridges of Madison County. Whether you're planning a weekend getaway or a fun-filled family vacation in the land between the Mississippi River and the Missouri River, nearly everything you need to know about Iowa attractions, destinations and special events is just a mouse click away. The Iowa Tourism Office invites you to come be our guest!