Iowa is known for its cornfields, rolling plains, and its warm Midwestern people. The Hawkeye State is one of the safest states in which to live in the country. From the Mississippi River on the east to the Missouri River on the west, there's a whole lot going on in this state's 99 counties.

Did you know Iowa City is a UNESCO City of Literature in Iowa? Discover why it received this designation, and other reasons to visit the home of University of Iowa.